JSHS - Program fact sheet and guidelines for students
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JSHS - Research Paper Submission
All National JSHS student
presenters must submit an electronic version of their research paper for
review by the National JSHS judging team. (See www.jshs.org, National symposium
section for instructions on electronic submission of the abstract.)
paper should be a minimum of 5-6 pages and a maximum of 20 pages,
may not be used in the electronic research paper; photography may
be used in the oral presentations.
tables, diagrams, charts, or other graphic representation should be
simple to allow the judges on-line access to the research paper.
maximum size limit for the electronic research paper is 1.8 Mb.
recommended outline for the research paper includes:
title page, or cover page stating the student's name, school address,
and title of the research;
of major assistance received;
- table of contents;
- if applicable, statement that "resesarch involving non-human vertebrates or human subjects was conducted under the supervision of an experienced teacher or researcher and followed state and federal regulatory guidance applicable to the human and ethical conduct of such research";
(data or findings);
or literature cited;
appendices (if necessary).
The research paper
is used as a supporting document to the abstract during the judging process.
The judges read both the abstract and paper.