Free Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Annual Memberships

Kentucky Academy of Science

We are pleased to announce that the University of Louisville is a 2020 Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Enhanced Affiliate and faculty, staff, and students may join KAS for free.  KAS is a nonprofit organization fostering scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky, and we are more than 4300 members strong, an all-time high.

Membership in KAS is open to anyone with an interest in science.  KAS members receive news, announcements, job and research opportunities from KAS; are eligible to apply for research grants and publish in the Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science (JKAS); receive complimentary electronic access to the Journal, and are entitled to discounted KAS annual meeting registration fees. Members may also join the Kentucky Science Speakers Bureau, or search our database and connect with fellow scientists across Kentucky.

How to become a (free) KAS member:Visit

  • Under Membership, Choose “Become a Member”
  • Select “Enhanced Affiliate membership” and select University of Louisville
  • Use your University of Louisville e-mail address for registration.
  • NOTE: If you are already a member of KAS your membership will be automatically updated for 2020 and no action is required. 

For more information, contact KAS at or 859-227-2837
727 W. Main St. • Louisville, KY 40202