Become a  Sigma Xi Explorer          


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

Who are Sigma Xi Explorers?  

SRC students with John(11-12-16)

  • High school students who are looking to take their research to the next level and gain experience that will give them a head start in college

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

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

Sigma Xi Explorer Annual Dues

Only $35 per year

Benefits Include:

  • Your choice of a print or digital subscription 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

  • 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, please send an email to or call 1-800-243-6534.