35th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

*Please note that the 35th Annual Upstate New York Junior Science & Humanities Symposium will be held virtually this year. We hope to invite presenters and guests back to campus for next year’s symposium!*

The Best of Science Research in the High School

New for 2020: There will be a third sub - regional symposium in the Upstate NY JSHS in 2020. It will be held at Rochester Institute of Technology on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Download the full Call for Participation, Crib Sheet, & Preliminary Schedule
The Registration Form for the 2020 Upstate New York JSHS
CVENT Registration (Required of all attendees)
Registration Policy  
The Consent Form Hotel Information  
Decisions of the Judges  
2020 Preliminary Schedule


About JSHS


Student Presenters


Student Presenter Abstract Gudelines

Student Presenter Paper Guidelines

Speaker Presentations Guidelines

Poster Presentation Guidelines

For the Judges

Speaker Session Judges Duties and Criteria

Speaker Session Judges Score Sheet

Poster Judge Duties and Criteria

Poster Session Judges Score Sheet

For Teachers

The Role of Moderators

Moderator Instructions

The Role of Teachers

The Role of Scientist Mentors

The Role of Judges

Final Session Recorder Instructions




Student Certification

Scientist Mentor Certification

Teacher Certification


The Upstate New York JSHS Subregional Symposia

Westchester and Rockland Central Western Eastern


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