North Central Regional Junior Science And Humanities Symposium (JSHS)

In 2015, the State Science & Engineering Fair and North Central Regional JSHS will be reversed. Science Fair will be held March 20-22 and JSHS will be held March 22-23.

The 47th Annual North Central Regional Junior Science & Humanities Symposium is in 2015!

 (JSHS) is a scientific research paper competition for high school students in Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota. JSHS is a competition designed to encourage students to explore research topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Students present their original research at North Central Regional JSHS in Minneapolis, MN and compete for scholarships, recognition, and awards.

The Top (5) papers advance and will participate in the National JSHS competition - U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force sponsored and hosted by the Academy of Applied Science. The 53rd National Junior Science & Humanities Symposium will be held April 29-May 2, 2015, Hunt Valley, Maryland. 

The Minnesota Academy of Science has hosted the North Central Regional Junior Science & Humanities Symposium since 1968. The first National JSHS competition was held in 1962.


Personally Identifiable Information and Social Media

During JSHS, please do not post any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) (e.g. name, school, hometown, etc...) to official Minnesota Academy of Science social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter, relating to yourself or any other students or individuals participating in JSHS so that we may adhere to the newly released rules by Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) requiring the protection of PII at JSHS.

Photography Notice

Please be aware that by participating in a Minnesota Academy of Science sponsored event, you are automatically authorizing the Minnesota Academy of Science and its staff, agents, assignees, and affiliates to use, reproduce, and/or publish photographs and/or videos that include your image, likeness, or voice without compensation.

This material will become the property of the Minnesota Academy of Science and may be used online and in various print publications. This material will only be used for lawful purposes, including publicizing the Minnesota Academy of Science and its programs.

If you have any questions about photography at the event, please contact Lise Weegman, Program Director: