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Several different levels of membership are available on one, two, or three year terms. We invite scholars and students from all fields to join the Society and participate in the many programs it offers.

Membership Benefits

  • Receive an annual subscription to the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, available both in print and online.
  • Participate in the annual meeting with over 500 colleagues who share similar interests. Meeting registration is discounted for members.
  • Apply for the Society’s research grants, made possible by our Jack Shand Endowment, to support PhD-level and dissertation research.
  • Apply for International or Student Travel grants to attend the annual meeting.
Membership Type  1 Year   2 Year  3 Year
Regular $60.00 $111.00 $165.00
Contributing $75.00 $145.00 $215.00
Supporting $100.00 $190.00 $285.00
Patron $175.00 $335.00 $500.00
Student* $30.00 $56.00 $84.00
Emeritus $40.00 $76.00 $84.00
International Associate* $40.00 $76.00 $84.00

*Please Note: Both the Student and International Associate membership levels offer a reduced rate and will receive the journal and newsletter, but these members are not eligible to vote.

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