AJAS – a Scholarship competition for Alabama that qualifies finalists to go to the national JSHS.  The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium is a national research competition sponsored by the tri-services in partnership with education outreach programs (see below).

Locals occur in January and early February.  Once registered, you will receive a google-drive-link to submit a 12-minute recorded presentation and meet virtually to introduce and defend your project. Local registration has ended.  Contact Dr. Jones (jonesmt@troup.org)if you would like to be considered.

The 2023 state competition will be at Samford University on March 9th and 10th in congruence with the Alabama Academy of Science annual conference.  Finalists will qualify to compete at the JSHS annual competition in April.

Teachers and students who are 8th and 9th grade, want to visit us to see what’s going on?  Travel stipends available!  For new membership and DELEGATES, register here


Click here for the Alabama Science trail and  research ideas and contacts

Online mentoring available through zoom.   Would you like access to a Gizmo platform to explore research ideas with online inquiry applications that have many variables to manipulate?  Email with gizmo in the subject to Dr. Mark T Jones (jonesmt@troup.org).
How does our competition allow you a science experience?

How can this experience influence you as a student?

AJAS 1819 co-president explains how she has moved from experience to experience in science research.

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