Why become a member?

What can membership in the Pennsylvania Academy of Science membership do for you? The following opportunities await you!


For Students:

  • Research grants for undergraduate and graduate students in natural, physical or social sciences.
  • Annual meetings where you can present your research to a public, scientific audience and network among scientific disciplines
  • Science fairs for middle and high school students sponsored by the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science
  • The opportunity to publish your research in a peer-reviewed science journal

For Faculty:

  • The opportunity to form new fellowships with scientists and colleagues from other institutions
  • Enhancement of and access to the Academy’s scientifically diverse membership
  • Professional growth, both for research and career development
  • Publishing in the state’s most diverse peer-reviewed scientific journal
  • The opportunity to offer your students first-hand experience with poster & oral presentations at our Annual Meeting
  • An invitation to contribute to book and newsletter publications



For Corporate Members:

  • Find new talent in some of the state’s best and brightest young scientists
  • Partner with area colleges and universities in support of science education and research
  • Network with other corporate members of the academy to promote science, research and education within the Commonwealth