Artistic Design & Essay Contests

Students interested in competing in the Artistic Design or the Essay

2021-22 Themes

Artistic Design : TBD

Artistic Design Contest Guidelines 2021-22

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

Deadline: February 15th, 2022,11:59pm CST

Essay Contest: "Houston, We Have A Problem"

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

The submission deadline for regional chairs to send the regional essay winners to state is April 15th, 2021

or 48 hours after completion of the regional exposition.

IJAS Essay Contest 2019

Past Essay Themes

  • 2021 - From Fundamental to Futuristic

  • 2020 - Revolutionizing Science

  • 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!