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March 23 - 25, 2017


The IJSHS s a regional competition conducted under the auspices of the national Junior Science and Humanities Symposia program.

The primary aims of IJSHS are to promote research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level, and to publicly recognize students for outstanding achievement and effort.  The major activities of IJSHS include:

  • Presentations of Original Research Papers by High School Students
  • A Student Poster Session
  • Laboratory Visits
  • Opportunities to Meet Others Interested in the Sciences

REGISTRATION FOR 2017 IS NOW OPEN!

SPONSORS

The United States Department of the Army has sponsored the Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) program since its inception in 1958. The Departments of the Navy and the Air Force joined the sponsorship in 1995.

Specific cooperating organizations include:

  • The Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, NC
  • The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA
  • The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
  • The Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Arlington, VA

DEADLINES

All Students, Teachers, and Chaperones attending IJSHS
Friday January 13, 2017

  • Registration Form
  • $15 Student Registration Fee, non-refundable

Students submitting projects for presentation at IJSHS
Friday, January 20, 2017

Please send the above items to ijshs@cos.siu.edu for submission. For questions regarding student research, please visit JSHS Participation Guidelines.

For questions regarding the Biographical Sketch and Head Shot Photo, please refer to the 2016 IJSHS Program, to see what students submitted last year!

How do I participate?

Information regarding research papers

Information regarding the lab visits

General Information Includes information regarding Program Cost, Accommodations, Meals, Program Schedule, Chaperones, Travel, Parking and Program Dress.


Registration Options:

Student Registration Form
Students wishing to attend as a presenter or observer must be nominated by a teacher from their school. After obtaining a nomination, students then fill out the Student Registration Form. The form is fillable, however, it must be printed for Guardian, Nominating Teacher, and Principal signatures. The completed form can be mailed to the address at the bottom of this page.  

Nominating Teacher Registration Form
Teachers wishing to nominate students as a presenter or observer must complete the Nominating Teacher Registration Form. The form is fillable, however, it must be printed for Nominating Teacher and Principal signatures. The completed form can be mailed to the address at the bottom of this page.  

Nominating Teachers are expected to attend the symposium and may register on this form, however, an alternate Chaperone can be designated if necessary. Nominating Teachers are still responsible for ensuring students have completed all registration and paper submission forms.  

Chaperone Registration Form
Non-nominating Teachers and Parents are welcome to attend. If the non-nominating Teacher or Parent is acting in the capacity of an official Chaperone, the cost of attending may be covered. IJSHS will cover the cost of food, accommodations, and in-symposium transportation of one Chaperone per every four students from a school. Special considerations may be made on a case by case basis. Chaperones must complete the Chaperone Registration Form. The form is fillable, however, it must be printed for Nominating Teacher and Principal signatures. The completed form can be mailed to the address at the bottom of this page.  

Hotel Room Assignment Form
Nominating teachers are requested to complete the Hotel Room Assignment Form. If the form is not submitted, hotel rooms will be assigned. IJSHS will attempt to group schools together (with room assignments based on gender), but assignments cannot be guaranteed.


All forms can be scanned and emailed

Or mailed to:
     Illinois Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
     Conference and Scheduling Services
     Southern Illinois University Carbondale
     1255 Lincoln Dr., Mail Code 6705
     Carbondale, IL 62901-4403

Or faxed to:
     618/453-5680

Any Questions?

Please call Coordinator Leslie Brock at 618/453-1141 or send an email.