Applications are now being accepted from high school students and science teachers for the 38th annual Missouri Regional Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium to be held March 17-19 at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

Approximately 250 high school students and teachers will attend the three-day event. Students will compete for $150,000 in scholarships, awards and prizes, as well as the opportunity to attend the National JSEHS Symposium in San Diego, in April.

The symposium will feature student presentations of their original research, industrial field trips to area research facilities, and lectures and discussions by well-known scientists.

The grant for the symposium was awarded through the Academy of Applied Science and is sponsored by UMSL, Academy of Science of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Education, Monsanto Company, U.S. Army Research Office, the Office of Naval Research and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

Applications should be submitted by Dec. 1.

More information:
http://www.umsl.edu/~sep/programs/jsehs.html

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