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2018 Intermountain Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Montana Tech, 1300 W Park Street, Butte, MT, 59701

Important   Dates

November 17, 2017 – Nominations open

December 15, 2017 – Deadline for teachers to  nominate students

December 16-January 7 - Students begin registration process and submitting research papers

January 8, 2018 – Student papers due

February 9, 2018 – IJSHS oral presentation selection announcement

February 16, 2018 - ALL registrations must be completed, fees paid, parental consent forms received

March 5-6, 2018 – Intermountain Junior Science & Humanities Symposium


Call for Papers

High school students in the states of MT, ID, UT, CO, and NV are invited to submit research papers. Teachers, please nominate interested students. Eighteen (18) students will be selected to present their work in a competitive oral symposium and up to 42 others will be invited to present their work in a non-competitive poster session. Teachers of selected students may also attend and participate in symposium events.


Mission of the JSHS

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement. By connecting talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and by rewarding research excellence, JSHS aims to widen the pool of trained talent prepared to conduct research and development vital to our nation.

Montana Tech is proud to host the Intermountain Region JSHS, serving the states of MT, ID, UT, CO, and NV.