Virginia Junior Academy of Science
Handbook & Forms



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VJAS HANDBOOK

2010-2011
COVER  AND CONTENTS and  DATES TO REMEMBER
SECTION I. - INTRODUCTION
SECTION II. - MEMBERSHIP
SECTION III. - PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF PAPERS
SECTION IV. - AWARDS
SECTION V. - SCHOLARSHIPS
SECTION VI. - OPERATION OF THE VJAS

APPENDIX A - LISTS USEFUL FOR AVOIDING DISQUALIFICATION
     Checklist for Submitting Student Research Papers
     Student Paper Disqualification List
     It is not a Computer Science Paper unless....
     It is not a Math Paper unless....
     It is not a Statistics Paper unless.... 
APPENDIX B
     VJAS Membership Application
      Virginia School Regions

APPENDIX C    (individual pages can be printed)

     Student Entry Form
     Certification Statement Form

     Reader's Evaluation Form - Page 2
           (All project categories EXCEPT Mathematics)
     Judge's Evaluation Form - Page 3
           (All project categories EXCEPT Mathematics)

     Reader’s Evaluation Form (Mathematics ONLY)
     Judge’s Evaluation Form (Mathematics ONLY)
   
     Continuation Project Form
      VJAS Mentor Form


APPENDIX D - SPECIAL FORMS
     Phil Robinson Research Grant Application
     Phil Robinson Research Grant Guidelines
     Special Interest Award and Scholarship Application
     Application for Junior Officers
     Election Procedure