SIU is seeking undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, staff, or community members to serve as judges. Judges will go through an orientation session, and then be asked to evaluate student projects using a standardized rubric. With the rubric, judges will score based on scientific or design method, display, oral presentation, and written report.
Orientation for judges will begin at 8:15 a.m., SATURDAY, APRIL 29, in the SIU Banterra Center. Competition will follow from 9 a.m. to noon.
Please complete the form below to apply to be a judge. Forms must be submitted by Friday, April 14. Selected judges will receive notification of their assignment, along with further instructions. Click here to apply to serve as a judge for the IJAS State Science Fair.
On Friday, April 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., competing students will be in the SIU Student Center for a social event. Colleges and schools, Registered Student Organizations, and other groups are invited to provide hands-on activities for the participating students. Dinner (pizza) will be provided to students and staff facilitating activities.
Please complete the form below to request space for an activity. Space must be staffed for the entire time frame (5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.).
SIU Department / Organization Involvement Request form
SIU is seeking volunteers to assist with the Science Fair. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, primarily welcoming students and their family/supporters, answering questions, and providing assistance. Volunteer opportunities are open to anyone: students, faculty/staff, alumni, or community members.
Please wear a maroon SIU/Saluki shirt when volunteering. You are welcome to wear apparel representing your college, school, or organization.
Click here to volunteer at the 2023 IJAS State Science Fair.