Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.


Registration for all of our summer programs is now open. Click here for details and to apply. 

Congratulations to 13 members of this year's State Chess Team and their coach, Don Porzio!

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is pleased to announce that Dr. José Torres, President, has been named a finalist for 2018 Golden Apple Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award.

The IMSA Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Dr. Rebecca L. Sherrick and Mr. Sergio Pereira to its 17 member governing body. Read more.

Congratulations to Traci D. Ellis, JD, executive director of human resources at IMSA, on receiving Elgin's 2018 Dr. King Humanitarian Award. Read full story. #IMSAmazing

The National Merit® Scholarship Program recently named 45 finalists from IMSA in its 2018 competition. IMSA finalists represent 27 different communities throughout Illinois. Nearly 25 percent of IMSA’s senior class are recognized as finalists.

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) recently named 156 students from IMSA as State Scholars. IMSA State Scholars represent 27 different communities throughout Illinois.

IMSA invites you to apply for this leadership opportunity to foster a uniquely challenging, highly personalized program of advanced study for our talented students who understand and share our passion for our mission. Click here to find out more.

IMSA Alumni Awards

The IMSA Board of Trustees Alumni Awards are the highest honors bestowed to alumni in recognition of their accomplishments and contributions. Click here to nominate an IMSA Alumni for these prestigious awards. Voting is open!

Int'l Student Science Fair Logo

Educators and top students from 35 different schools in 18 countries will convene to not only experience the academic, business and cultural offerings in IL but will compete and learn together as they address three global challenges.