Since 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

Annual Meeting of PAS 2021

The Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science will be held virtually on Saturday April 10,2021 and will include virtual presentations of posters and oral presentations.  The abstract deadline will March 1, 2021.

2019 Spychala Announcement

The 2019 Spychala Student Presentation Awards were presented at the closing ceremony of the 95th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. Congratulations to the fourteen excellent students listed here!


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, 2021, with notification at the 2021 virtual PAS annual meeting.

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