Please check our schedule: Submission of the materials for the 2023 JYEM competition is now open. Please check updated Schedules and Guidelines for the submissions.

Schedules and Guidelines

Schedule and Guidelines for Submission

Schedule Updates

    Schedules and Guidelines for the JYEM competition


    Projects and experiences with integrating methods (or interdisciplinary fields) in non-science, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies are welcome! Suggested topics include:

    • Integrated studies throughout the curriculum
    • Pre-college initiatives and outreach programs
    • Diversity in STEaM from high school to college
    • Fundamental and applied educational research in integrated STEaM
    • Work in progess projects are also welcome.

    The due date for the submission of the research paper and application form is 6/30/2023. All applications are made online.

    • Submission of the research materials is open. You can go to the menu "Submission" and fill out the form to create an account and start your application. If you have any technical difficulties, you may contact administrator( with your information.
    • Submission is open to all international and U.S. students studying in grades nine through twelve
    • Finalists will be selected based on the novelty and creativity of the research paper and will be announced on our website on July 14.
    • Selected finalists are invited to the physical fair at Harvard Club in NYC on 8/5/2023 for a poster presentation to win additional awards including cash awards, category awards, and special awards.
    • The research paper template can be downloaded from: "Download here the Research Paper template "
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    • The application form is available from: [Download the Application Form].

    2023 Schedule Summary

    • Submissions open: October 1, 2022
    • Submissions close: June 30, 2023
    • Judging: July 1 ~ July 13, 2023
    • Finalists are announced: July 14, 2023 (Announcement will be posted on website: please check the footer section on the front page.)
    • Submission materials: Research paper, application form, and supplemental materials (please check General Information below.)

    Monetary Awards - Grand Prize winner and other selected winners will receive cash awards and/or eGift Cards.


    Event Date Place
    Submission 10/1/2021~6/30/2022 Online
    Finalists Announcement 7/14/2023 Online
    Presentation (Selected Finalists) 8/5/2023
    Harvard Club(NYC)

    File formats

    Files File Formats #Pages/Size
    Research paper* FN_LN_Category.doc(x) maximum 10 pages
    (2 columns)
    Poster (Selected Finalists) David_Math_Triangle.pdf 24" x 34"
    (width x height)
    Presentation (Selected Finalists) FN_LN_Category.mp4
    (7-10 min.)
    ppt slides
    (7-15 slides)

    General Information

    1. Please upload the materials online: go to the menu bar on top and select “Submission Portal” to upload the project materials.
    2. Application form download: [download].
    3. Research paper dowinload: [download].
    4. Your project will be available for review by judges throughout the judging period.
    5. All the submissions will go through a rigorous triple-blind peer review.
    6. Submission deadline is at 11:59 EST on the day posted.
    7. Your research paper can be one of the following:
      - A work in progress (preliminary or initial stage of research/investigation) paper of 2~3 pages
      - A full paper of 3~10 pages
    8. Project paper cannot exceed 10 pages. (If it exceeds, please describe the reason via email.)
    9. Team  projects must check Team Project box in the application form [click here] and list all the coauthors’ information in the Author section of the Abstract including each author’s complete name, school, and email. Corresponding author should be noted.
    10. If you have problems uploading documents online, please send your research project documents(doc or docx file) or images/photos to directly with the application form.
    11. (For the selected finalists) There are no strict formatting requirements for the poster and PPT presentation file: the PPT slides will have to contain the essential elements needed to describe your research content. Please add "JYEM-PPT Competition" to the first title slide (location: either top right or top left is fine).

      Scopes of the research paper

      Science, Engineering, Humanities and Social Science:

      • Sciences - Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry
      • Engineering
      • Mathematics
      • Computer Science
      • Medicine / Health
      • Psychology
      • History
      • Social / Behavioral Studies
      • Economics / Business / Financial Engineering
      • Environmental Studies
      • Humanities
      • Art
      • Music
      • Philosophy
      • Political science