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).

Local registration is past due as of 1/18!  If you register, you must contact Dr. Jones via email directly to be included.
Sign up for  Local competitions in one of the following regions.  Participants in local competitions will submit a recorded PowerPoint presentation and join in on the local Zoom meeting based on region in late January or Early February.  You may then qualify for the State competition at Jacksonville State University on February 22nd and 23rd.  Click here for the registration process.  Or click here for local registration form.  Email questions to Dr. Mark T Jones, state director at jonesmt@troup.org

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).

OTHER resources

Core rules of competition

State Judging rubric

DoD internships

Scholarships/  Applications


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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