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Membership in AAAS is open to all individuals who support the goals and objectives of the Association and are willing to contribute to the achievement of those goals and objectives.

Membership in AAAS provides individual rights and benefits and are, therefore, not transferable. All memberships listed below include a subscription to Science magazine. Science is published weekly, except the last week in December.

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Membership Categories

Professional Membership
This category of membership is for non-educators who are beyond the student and post-doctoral phases of their career. A AAAS Professional membership is perfect for scientists and concerned citizens who wish to support the AAAS mission while taking advantage of all of the benefits of membership. $155.00
Postdoc Membership
The Postdoc Membership provides a discounted rate for early career scientists in academia or industry. $99.00
Student Membership
The Student Membership Category, for high school students, undergraduates, and graduate students, presents a great opportunity for aspiring scientists to join AAAS at a specially discounted rate. $75.00
Emeritus Membership
The Emeritus Membership offers a reduced rate for retired individuals. $119.00
K12 Teacher with Science Books & Films
The K-12 Teacher membership offers a discounted rate for educators, and includes a one year (nine issue) subscription to Science Books & Films, the online journal offering reviews of newly published scientific materials for the classroom and the library. $99.00

Patron Membership

Members who desire the highest level of involvement with the activities of the association can opt for Patron Membership. In addition to receiving all the individual member benefits and services, Patron members also receive the AAAS Annual Report and regular executive briefings on the activities of the association.

For more information, or to purchase a Patron Membership, please contact a AAAS Member Services representative via e-mail at or via phone at 202-326-6417. Call toll free in the United States at 866-434-2227.

See a list of AAAS Patrons.