JSHS awards

Presidential Scholar Award: 

Opportunity to receive a Presidential Scholar Award 

For the regional finalists (oral presenters only)

  • An expense-paid trip to the National JSHS, awarded to five finalists at each regional symposium.
  • An invitation to present their original research investigation at the National JSHS.
    • Verbal presentation for the 1st and 2nd place finalists
    • Poster presentation for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th place finalist
  • A total $4,500 in undergraduate, tuition scholarships to citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
    • 1st place: $2000
    • 2nd place: $1500
    • 3rd place: $1000

For the national finalists (oral presentations ONLY)

  • Seven $12,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 1st place finalists in the National research paper competition.
  • Seven $8,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 2nd place finalists in the National research paper competition.
  • Seven $4,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded to each of the 3rd place finalists in the National research paper competition.

For the teacher

* A $500 award to one teacher, honoring the individual teacher's and his or her school's contributions to advancing student participation in research.

* An all-expense paid trip to the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.