Artistic Design & Essay Contests

Students interested in competing in the Artistic Design or the Essay contest must submit their essay to their regional chair

2019 Theme "Under the Sea"

Artistic Design

Artistic Design Contest Guidelines 2019

Each year, IJAS sponsors an Artistic Design Contest, with the winning entries featured at the April IJAS State Exhibition.

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Essay Contest

The essay should be based on library research and should not be experimental in nature or be an opinion essay.

Students interested in competing in the essay contest must submit their essay to their regional chair. Check your regional website for due dates.

The submission deadline for regional chairs to send the regional essay winners to state is March 26, 2019

or 48 hours after completion of the regional exposition.

IJAS Essay Contest 2019

Past Essay Themes

  • 2019 - Under the Sea
  • 2018 - Science is Universal
  • 2017 - Engaged Learning
  • 2016 - A Perfect Swarm
  • 2015 - It's an Ice Day for Science
  • 2014 - I've Caught the Science Bug
  • 2013 - The World Around Us: Under the Sea!
  • 2012 - The Sound of Music!