Junior Science And Humanities Symposium

When: Friday March 3rd 2023 & Saturday March 4th 2023

Where: University of New Mexico

The UNM STEM-H Center manages the SW Region Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS). The Junior Science & Humanities Symposium is a national competition program designed to challenge and engage students in grades 9-12 in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts orally before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Opportunities for hands-on workshops, career panel discussions, research lab visits and/or networking are planned as part of the event. JSHS is a collaborative effort with the research arm of the Department of Defense, administered in cooperation with colleges/universities nationwide.


Who may apply:

  • 9-12 grade students
  • Residents of New Mexico, southwest Texas, and southern Colorado
  • U.S. Citizens or permanent residents only
  • Conducting original research and began no earlier than May (research must be in compliance with standard research ethics guidelines and provide proof of prior approval from an SRC/IRB if required)

How to apply:

Fill out online application

Note you will have to upload a copy of your abstract, research plan, and statement of outside assistance when submitting the application