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The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) program is jointly sponsored by the United States Departments of Army, Navy, and Air Force, in cooperation with leading research universities throughout the nation.

The primary aims of JSHS are to promote original research and experimentation in science, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level, and to recognize students for outstanding achievement publicly. The JSHS provides a forum for high school students to present the results of their original research. Students participating in the Symposia can also meet and exchange ideas, interact with practicing researchers, and explore future academic and career opportunities.

The Department of Defense (DOD) JSHS program is run by National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 1840 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22201. Jingchen (Jessie) Liu (Phone 703 312 9246) and  is the Project Manager of JSHS programs. The South Carolina JSHS Director is Dr. Timir Datta

For more information, including deadlines and how to register, please visit

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