Academy of Applied Science
Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
SCHOLARSHIPS and AWARDS
Significant awards are available to students who compete in the regional and national symposia. Many university sponsors who conduct the regional symposia contribute scholarships, cash awards, and other prizes. The availability of these additional awards, type of award, and value vary by region. The Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force jointly sponsor the following awards...
For students who participate in regional and national symposia...
Public recognition and certificates, honoring achievement and interest in research pursuits
Attain a sense of achievement and self-confidence resulting from interaction with students from other schools and regions and with professional researchers and educators. To quote a former JSHS alumni, [At JSHS] "I learned a tremendous amount of science, got to meet other high school students who shared my interests in science, and learned that I could succeed at any program that I chose to pursue."
For 48 teachers...
A $500 award to one teacher at each of the 48 regionals, honoring the individual teacher's and his or her school's contributions to advancing student participation in research
For the regional finalists...
An expense-paid trip to the National JSHS, awarded to five finalists at each regional symposium. The National Symposium brings together over 360 participants in a program ofeducational and scientific exchange.
An invitation to present their original research investigation at the National JSHS, awarded to the 1st place finalist at each regional
A $4,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarship, awarded to one 1st place finalist at each regional (scholarship payable upon matriculation)
For the national finalists...
Eight $16,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 1st
place finalists in the National research paper competition (including the award made at the Regional level, a total $20,000 scholarship, payable at $5,000 per year for 4 years) Eight $6,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 2nd place finalists in the National research paper competition (including the award made at the regional level, a total $10,000 scholarship, payable at a minimum of $4,000 per year for two years and $2,000 in year).
Eight $2,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 3rd
place finalists in the National research paper competition (including the award made at the regional level, a total $6,000 scholarship, payable at $4,000 in year one and $2,000 in year two)
An expense-paid trip to the London International Youth Science Forum, an exchange program bringing together over 400 participants from 60 nations. The London trip is awarded to each of the 1st place finalists; the runner-ups are alternate winners.