Transcripts - Applicants must ask their High School Report provider to upload a scanned copy to their High School Report. The Society no longer accepts transcripts, or any application-related materials, in the mail or by any other method except the online application system.
TJSHS mid-January (Symposia!)
A completed year of work, and only a single person presents
Submit a 20~ish page research paper after being nominated by the school (TAMS makes you try out) and then the TJSHS people pick the top ones of each category
You give a 12 minute powerpoint presentation at the competition and the top presenter from each category becomes a finalist, and the top 5 finalists move on to the national competition, called JSHS
FWRSEF in mid-February
Abstracts/safety forms, science fair board, lab notebook, research binder
For more information, check our the Science Fair Guide Page.
Potential qualification to the Texas State Science and Engineering Fair (TXSEF) and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
Possibility of getting special awards: real possibilities of getting to know the career options in your area and potential of your project in society (rather than just in a fair!)
ISOPO: due mid-March
Create eco-friendly energy, environment, art, and engineering solutions
Include 5-20 minute explanatory video
~4 chosen to represent UNT (TAMS historically has had many of these)
Pays for tuition
Contribute something great to the field :)
Sigma Xi Student Conference
Apply with abstract
If selected, present a poster and be judged along with undergraduates from experts in your field
Attend really interesting panels on current issues in science--be an active part of academia!