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:

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Present your research at Sigma Xi's virtual Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference November 4-7, 2021.

  • 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 $25.00 per year

Benefits Include:

  • 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 Clubs mentored by, and in collaboration with, members ofFront of Explorers brochure Sigma Xi, in compliance with local school jurisdiction policies.  For more info, download our Sigma Xi Clubs Brochure.

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

To Join:

  • Complete the online form.

  • 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. 

To Renew:

If you would like to renew your Explorer status, complete this form.