Guidelines and Registration



Arkansas Regional and National JSHS

Any high school teacher, academic counselor, or administrator may nominate a high school student to compete in the Symposium. Nominees from grades 9 thru 12 from any public, private, or home school in Arkansas are eligible to attend the Arkansas JSHS symposium and to submit a poster or paper on an original research project, providing all requirements are met in a timely fashion. No group research projects may be presented. Students may not present both a poster and a paper. All posters properly submitted will be entered into competition. All papers will be submitted to a panel of judges for pre-screening. Twelve papers and two alternates will be chosen for presentation. Presenters will be advised of the status of their paper at least one week prior to the symposium.

 Students who wish to be considered for an oral presentation should register and submit their papers by February 1st.

Categories for original research papers are:





Click here to get started with registration (and the paper submission process). 


Questions? Please call or email Dr. Young or  479-880-4183).