Pre-Collegiate Competitions

Put your knowledge to the test at UGA!

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education offers an exciting, challenging series of learning experiences for middle school and high school students. Through college level research, oral presentations and a healthy competitive environment, young people have fun while they improve their academic performance. The University of Georgia's unique Academic Special Programs are memorable events that promote exceptional achievement. Don't miss these special opportunities to increase your skills and achieve at a higher level!

(February 22-24, 2015)
At the Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS), high school students from across the state have the opportunity to present the results of their original scientific, engineering, or mathematics research before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers and compete for military-sponsored scholarships, other awards, and the chance to advance to the National Junior Science & Humanities Symposium.

(March 26-28, 2015)
Dedicated to encouraging all Georgia's teachers and school districts to incorporate active science and engineering research into their classrooms, the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair is the state's ultimate venue for displaying the science and engineering research of Georgia's middle- and high-school students.

(Saturday, February 14, 2015)
National History Day provides an exciting way for students throughout the country to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, and events. Top winners from the Northeast Georgia National History Day may advance to the state-level competition in Macon, Georgia in May and to the national competition in College Park, Maryland in June.

Mailing Address:
Academic Special Programs, Room 198
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602-3603

Telephone & Fax:
(706) 542-6473 or (706) 542-5654 (phone)
(706) 542-7537 (fax)