The Academy of Science of St. Louis - advancing the public understanding of science and promoting interest in the sciences to students and adults through accessible, year-round seminars and educational initiatives.


The Academy is an independent science organization, supported entirely through community contributions, and the driving force behind scientific progress and awareness in St. Louis for more than 150 years.

The Academy of Science of St. Louis - Connecting Science and the Community since 1856®

Academy Fellows The Fellows of the Academy of Science-St. Louis is a prestigious assocation of St. Louis scientists and engineers of national reputation.

BioBlitz The Saint Louis BioBlitz is a 24-hour exploration and inventory of the life in Forest Park.

Greater St. Louis Science Fair For more than 60 years, the Science Fair has been an amazing science catalyst for students in kindergarten through high school. Under the leadership of the Academy, hundreds of educators, scientists and science advocates work year-round to bring science inquiry to life for more than 55,000 students in the St. Louis area participating each year in the Science Fair.

Junior Academy of Science More than 400 middle and high school students from public, private and home schools across the region experience hands-on opportunities in science, engineering and medicine through the Junior Academy.

Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Awards Since its inception, the Academy has promoted the recognition of the impressive scientists of St. Louis. This tradition continues with the Annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Awards.

Science Seminar Series The Academy of Science of St. Louis is pleased to present the Science Seminar Series, established to help increase the awareness of science throughout the St. Louis community.

Speakers for Science The Academy of Science of St. Louis provides scientists and professionals who speak on science related topics to area civic groups, community organizations, and schools through its Speakers For Science program.