pas_logo_largeSince 1924, we have been educating and supporting scientists throughout Pennsylvania by striving to promote science, technology, education and the diverse interests of our members. We strive to be a vital and valuable resource for Pennsylvania science professionals, faculty and students.


The Pennsylvania Academy of Science seeks to:

  • Advance the pursuit and application of science within the Commonwealth, both in academic and industrial settings.
  • Enhance the professional development of its members.
  • Create forums for professional dialogue among junior and senior scientists at all academic levels.
  • Promote scientific research, presentation and discussion among its members and the public at large.
  • Support educational initiatives devoted to the development of scientific skills and knowledge.

News and Updates

Call for Student Grant Proposals

The Grant Submission page for student research grants is now open! Student research proposals for up to $750 may be submitted for consideration. General guidelines as well as the proposal format is available here. The deadline for submission is February 15, 2019, with notification at the 2019 PAS annual meeting at Cedar Crest College.

Annual Meeting 2019

The 95th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences will be held at Cedar Crest College March 29-31, 2019.  Abstracts are to be submitted online by February 15.

2018 Research grant awardees

It was announced at the 2018 annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences that 24 students from 14 Pennsylvania colleges and universities have been awarded grants to conduct undergraduate and graduate research. Congratulations to all of the students!

List of awardees

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