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Important Announcements

Parents/relatives visiting the State Meet.  To sign up click here.   Sign up closes May 13

School Membership Applications (under Registration below) due by December 21st, 2018

Last Day to Register a Participant - February 1st, 2019

Last Day to Upload a Project  - February 11th, 2019

Geisinger Fellowship Applications Due - February 22nd, 2019

Last Day to Update an already uploaded Project - February 26th, 2019

Pennsylvania Science Talent Search Applications Due - February 26th, 2019

**Last day to Register adults for the state competition (form emailed) - March 25th, 2019

**Last day to Register participants for the state competition (on pjasregistration.com) - March 28th, 2019

The 2019 PJAS State Competition will take place on May 19 - 21 at Penn State University Park.


Regional Competition Preparation

The 2019 Region 2 Competition:

March 2nd at Wilkes University

Regional Competition Snow Date: March 9, 2019




Please use the Presentation Guidelines for Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering Presentations as a guideline to determine if a presentation meets the necessary requirements by       CLICKING HERE.


Equipment will be provided to all Students at the Region 2 Regional Competition.
Slides may contain graphics, and pictures used to enhance but not to replace the speaker.
Digital Presentations MUST be in PDF format.
Animations, music, and sound effects should not be used and will not save in this format.
Digital Presentations CANNOT exceed 10MGs.
All Digital Presentations must be uploaded to the PJAS website by the stated deadline.
The actual experiment may not be used in the presentation.
No materials may be passed to the judges during the presentation.
Students should bring an additional copy of their Digital Presentation on a thumb drive (to be used ONLY in cases of technical problems).


Registration for the 2019 PJAS Region 2 Competition is now open!! All Sponsors, participants, or judges that need to register



School Membership Application - CLICK HERE

If you are new this year, please click the link above or go to pjasregistration.com to create an account. Returning sponsors should login and click on edit profile and check that all your information is current, including judging preferences.  Make sure to click save.

Once a participant has logged in, they will appear in your participants list. Once they have entered their project information (category, title, etc.) they will also appear in your projects list. For a participant to be fully registered, he/she must appear in both of your views.


If you are new this year, please click the link above or go to pjasregistration.com to create an account. When previous participants login in for the first time this year, they will be prompted to update their profile.

Under NO circumstances should anyone (sponsor or participant) create a second account. If needed, contact the regional director to look up usernames. If you can’t recall your password, click where it says “Forgot Password?”, an email will be sent to your registered email that allows you to reset the password.  The regional director cannot see passwords.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships

Perseverance Awards

Seniors only with a minimum of 3 years at the regional competition, due by February 15, 2019

For Application CLICK HERE


Most are for Seniors only, due by February 15, 2019
For Application CLICK HERE

There is one scholarship for Juniors, due by February 15, 2019, For Application CLICK HERE

Lacawac Fellowship

Two summer fellowships for students ages 13-16,
due by February 15, 2019
 For description and eligibility CLICK HERE
For Application CLICK HERE

Geisinger Fellowship

Two summer fellowships for students grades 10-12,
due by February 22, 2019
 For description and eligibility CLICK HERE
For Application CLICK HERE

Please encourage your students to apply for these - they offer great opportunities for our students!!



The DropBox folder from last year is now empty and renamed for 2019. Those with access to this folder will be the chosen sponsor from the school, Dr. Rusak, and the regional director.

Upload your paperwork in PDF format into this folder. One document per student only, not several. PUT IT ALL TOGETHER IN ONE SCAN.

Title it: School district name_sponsor last name_student full name.pdf

Regional Competition Day

Regional Meeting at Wilkes University: Saturday March 2, 2019

Snow Date: March 9, 2019


7 - 8 am: PIAA Athletes, Henry Student Center 2nd Floor
8 - 10 am: Student Registration, Marts Center     
10:30 - 1:45 pm: Paper Presentations, Wilkes Campus
11 am: Scholarship, Fellowship, & PSTS Interviews, Chase Hall
4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony, Marts Hall



8 - 9am: Registration, Henry Student Center 2nd Floor
9 - 10:15 am: Orientation and Breakfast, Henry Student Center Miller Room
10:30 - 1:45 pm: Paper Presentations, Wilkes Campus
4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony, Marts Hall

 **Based on Previous Years; Schedule Subject to Change



Directions to Campus - CLICK HERE

Campus Map - CLICK HERE


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