Become a Sigma Xi Explorer JoinToday_gold_button_long

Calling all young scientists and engineers! Sigma Xi invites students in grades K–12 to connect with the research community!


Sigma Xi Explorers are:

SRC students with John(11-12-16)

Present your research at the Annual Student Research Conference on October 25-28, 2018 in Burlingame, CA.

  • High school students looking to take their research to the next level with tools and experience that build a strong foundation for college success

  • Middle school students with a love of science who are seeking knowledge and inspiration beyond the classroom

  • Budding scientists in K–5 with a passion for STEM learning at school and at home

Sigma Xi Explorer Annual Dues

Only $20 per year

Benefits Include:

  • Front of Explorers brochureSubscription to American Scientistthe award-winning magazine written for scientists, engineers, and rising researchers alike

  • Opportunities to participate in Sigma Xi's student research competitions at reduced rates

  • The option to form Sigma Xi Explorer clubs, mentored by, and in collaboration with members of Sigma Xi chapters, in compliance with local school jurisdiction policies.  For more info, download our Sigma Xi Club Brochure .

  • Great discounts and resources to challenge and inspire young scientists of all ages

To Join:

  • Prior participation at a science fair is required

  • Download the enrollment form, complete it and email it to

  • A letter of recommendation from your science or math teacher is required to complete the enrollment process.

If you have any questions or if you would like to renew your explorer status, please send an email to or call 1-800-243-6534.