Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences (VJAS)

Virginia Junior Academy of Science

VJASCoordinator: lisa

State wide competition for 7th and 8th grade students Dates: May 21-23, 2019
Location: Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia)


  • Student(s) write a formal research paper.
  • School submits to the VJAS competition in February.
  • STEM professionals read and screen projects.
  • Students are selected to attend the Research Symposium.
  • At the Research Symposium -Students make an oral presentation to judges, interact with peers and professionals, and experience a higher-education environment.
  • Awards are presented in various STEM categories.

For more information visit  VJAS website