What are Science Competitions?

Teachers and Students, watch this short video introduction then review materials on this website. 

Welcome to the Alabama Junior Academy of Science’s Paper Reading Competition (9-12th grades)!  

Welcome to those interested in the Gorgas Scholarship Competition (12th only)!

  1. Read about your competitions and check for due dates. See flyers for each competition attached. Review checklist & timeline. Senior students may compete in both competitions.
  2. Register online (AJAS & Gorgas)
  3. Complete required submissions
  4. Contact Mark Jones (mtjones@auburnschools.org; AJAS Director) or Ellen Buckner (ebbuckner@gmail.com; Gorgas Chair) for any questions.
  5. AJAS Link: AJAS Paper Reading Flyer ALL Competitions 2019 Dates TBA – Copy (1)
  6. Gorgas Link: Gorgas 2019 Announcement Flyer with Both Website Addresses
  7. Checklist/Timeline: Checklist & Timeline for entering the AJAS Paper Reading & Gorgas
Locals are at University’s and Colleges nearby in January.  State competition is Feb 21, 22 at Tuskegee University’s College of Arts and Sciences. 


How does our competition allow you a science experience?

How can this experience influence you as a student?