• Scholarships and Awards

    Paper Presentations

    The Monmouth Junior Science Symposium gratefully acknowledges the following for offering awards to the ten student paper presenters:

    The U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force

    for undergraduate tuition scholarships which are distributed by The Academy of Applied Science for a total of $4,500. Scholarships awarded at $2,000, $1,500, and $1,000 to the top three regional symposium finalists. Scholarships are payable upon matriculation and upon meeting the JSHS scholarship conditions.

    AFCEA

    The Fort Monmouth Chapter of The Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association

    • AFCEA independently chooses and awards up to ten outstanding papers in AFCEA related fields (Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Communications) 1st place - $550, 2nd place - $350, 3rd place - $250, and 4th-10th place - $200.
    • Paper presenters will receive $75 gift certificates to Barnes and Noble.
    • AFCEA supports the cost of offering students and teachers breakfast on the second day of the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium at Monmouth University.

    AAAA

    (Army Aviation Association of America) for each outstanding aviation paper ($50).

    AUSA

    (Fort Monmouth Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army), for gifts of $500 towards student folders and teacher portfolios.

    Fort Monmouth

    - Award plaques for the student paper presenters.

    IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

    for scholarships for the top three MJSS selected papers awarded at First Place - $300, Second Place - $200, and Third Place - $100.

    Monmouth University

    - for awarding scholarships of up to approximately $50,000.

    Naval Weapons Station Earle

    - Award plaques for student paper presenters.

    NDIA

    (National Defense Industrial Association) for scholarships of $1,000 distributed at $100 for student paper presenters.

    SAME (Society of American Military Engineers) for scholarships of $500 distributed at $50 for student paper presenters.


    Poster Presentations

    The Monmouth Junior Science Symposium gratefully acknowledges the following for offering awards to the Student Poster Presenters:

    AFCEA

    The Fort Monmouth Chapter of The Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association for awards for all six poster presenters of $30 gift certificates to Barnes and Noble and award ribbons and ‘student choice’ award.

    AOC

    (Association of Old Crows) for awards (American Express gift cards) for poster presenters $600 (6 poster presenters at $100 each for a total of $600).

    AUSA

    (Fort Monmouth Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army), for awards for the poster presenters (6 poster presenters at $100 each for a total of $600).

    Fort Monmouth

    - award plaques for student poster presenters.

    Naval Weapons Station Earle

    - award plaques for student poster presenters.

    NDIA

    (National Defense Industrial Association) for scholarships for awards for posters (6 x $50 for a total of $300).

    SCRA

    (Signal Core Regimental Association) for the first place award for Posters ($100).


    • With the exception of the Monmouth University scholarship, all other scholarship and awards are funded independently of Monmouth University and subject to change.
    • To qualify for the Regional and National scholarships, U.S. Citizenship or proof of permanent residency will be required.
    • U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force scholarships are payable upon college matriculation and meeting the JSHS scholarship conditions and subject to the availability and release of government funding.

    The U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force

    are cosponsoring the following scholarships:

    For the Regional Finalists:

    • An expense-paid trip to the National JSHS awarded to five finalists at each regional symposium. The National JSHS brings together more than 360 participants in a program of educational and scientific exchange.
    • An invitation to present their original research investigation at the National JSHS, extended to TWO finalists.
    • A total of $4,500 undergraduate tuition, scholarships awarded at $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000 to each of the top three regional symposium finalists.

    For the National Finalists:

    • Six, $12,000

      undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded in each category to each of the 1st place finalists in the National research paper competition
    • Six, $8,000

      undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded in each category to each of the 2nd place finalists in the National research paper competition
    • Six, $4,000

      undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded in each category to each of the 3rd place finalists in the National research paper competition
    • An expense-paid trip to the London International Youth Science Forum, an exchange program bringing together more than 400 participants from 60 nations. The London trip is awarded to each of the 1st place finalists.

    Five students will attend the National JSHS

    . Two MJSS student paper presenters will compete at the 2010 National JSHS to be held April 28 - May 2, 2010 in Bethesda, Maryland. The United States Army Research Office and the Office of Naval Research offer a citation and monetary award, $500, to the TEACHER who advises the student whose paper is judged to be outstanding.

    For National JSHS Scholarship conditions please refer to www.jshs.org