Established in 1939, WNY Science Congress, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation.

The Purpose of Western New York Science Congress, Inc. (2014)

  • Provide students and teachers of Western New York schools the opportunity to engage in and communicate scientific projects and activities within the community
  • Encourage students in the development of interests and careers in science, technology, engineering  and math
  • Encourage career exploration in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math in college, industry, and life

Mission Statement (2004)

WNY Science Congress, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of science education in grades 5 -12, encompassing five counties of Western New York (Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, and Wyoming) . Our mission is to sponsor an annual science competition in which students demonstrate the scientific method following safety principles and practices.