The competition accepts problem-based research papers (hereinafter papers) that reflect the methodology, processб and results of the research project and correspond to age interests and cognitive abilities of participants. The subject of projects (papers) should correspond to the directions of scientific sections of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine departments.
The project must be based on scientific and experimental grounds and contain data from personally conducted experiments, observations, or research; the results of their processing, analysis, and generalization; links to relevant scientific sources; and reflection of the researcher's position.
The author of the project must clearly define the purpose, object and subject of research, tasks, research methods, differences, and advantages of the proposed approaches and results.
The author presents the content and results of research in a systematic, logical, and competent way guided by reason. The author should avoid abstract words and ideas, unsubstantiated statements, and tautology.
The project name should be concise and correspond to the essence of the scientific problem (task) that is being solved.
The supervisor in their review confirms the reliability of the project results.
The author must have two identical copies of the work. The first one is for the jury to use it during the distance evaluation, and the second one is for him/her.
The competition does not accept projects (papers):
The authors of such papers receive a review from the jury after the evaluation of research papers. They do not continue to participate in the competition.