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STANDARD MEMBERSHIP DUES

Depending the stage of your career the following membership categories are available both in the National and Chapter options, and the prices shown include both the National and Chapter dues:

 

 RegularTransitionalGraduate StudentAffiliate-UndergraduateNational LifeEmeritusHonorary
 National $65 $45 $30 $10 $650 $25 $0
 Chapter $20 $15 $10 $5 $20 $10 $0
 Total $85 $60 $40 $15 $670 $35 $0

 

 

Regular

Professional, non-student members.

 

Transitional

Reduced fees for Postdoctoral Associates and Regular Members facing financial uncertainty.

 

Graduate Student

Members who are registered for an advanced degree (Masters or PhD).

 

Affiliate-Undergraduate

Affiliates are individuals who support the GWIS organization but do not hold a baccalaureate or higher degree. This includes undergraduate students who are studying in a STEM field, and anyone who supports the mission of the organization.

 

National Life Member

Regular members who have elected to pay life membership dues.

 

Emeritus

Retired members.

 

 

Membership Due Tiers

To encourage global membership and in acknowledgement of the diversity of annual incomes experienced by potential members around the world, members working or living in developing countries as listed in the tiers below shall be eligible for reduced dues in several membership categories. Chapter dues to the International Chapter shall be waived for members in Tiers 1 and 2. Members who opt for dual membership with International Chapter shall pay standard chapter dues. Categorization of countries into tiers is based on the Society for Neuroscience “Members in Developing Countries” list. The Membership Committee shall update this list every two years based on the SfN list. Members paying reduced rates shall have the full rights of membership. The reduced membership rate chart and list of tiers shall be published on the GWIS website.

 

Reduced Dues Rates for Members Living or Working in Developing Countries

 

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3*

Regular (National)

$10

$20

$65

Regular (Chapter)

$0

$0

$20

Regular (Total)

$10

$20

$85

Transitional (National)

$7

$15

$45

Transitional (Chapter)

$0

$0

$15

Transitional (Total)

$7

$15

$60

Graduate (National)

$5

$10

$30

Graduate (Chapter)

$0

$0

$10

Graduate (Total)

$5

$10

$40

Undergraduate (National)

$5

$5

$10

Undergraduate (Chapter)

$0

$0

$5

Undergraduate (Total)

$5

$5

$15

* Tier 3 is the standard dues pricing structure

 

 

Tiers for Membership as of 7/15/2020.

 

Tier 1

 

Afghanistan

Ethiopia

Moldova

Sri Lanka

Angola

Gambia

Mongolia

Sudan

Bangladesh

Georgia

Morocco

Swaziland

Benin

Ghana

Mozambique

Syrian Arab Republic

Bhutan

Guinea

Myanmar

Tajikistan

Bolivia

Guinea-Bissau

Nepal

Tanzania

Burkina Faso

Haiti

Nicaragua

Timor-Leste

Burundi

Honduras

Niger

Togo

Cabo Verde

Indonesia

Nigeria

Tunisia

Cambodia

Kiribati

North Korea

Uganda

Cameroon

Kenya

Pakistan

Ukraine

Central African Rep.

Kosovo

Papua New Guinea

Uzbekistan

Chad

Kyrgyzstan

Philippines

Vanuatu

Comoros

Laos

Rwanda

Vietnam

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Lesotho

Sao Tome & Principe

Yemen

Cote d'Ivoire

Liberia

Senegal

Zambia

Djibouti

Madagascar

Sierra Leone

Zimbabwe

Egypt

Mali

Solomon Islands

 

El Salvador

Mauritania

Somalia

 

Eritrea

Micronesia

South Sudan

 

 

 

Tier 2

 

Albania

Cuba

Jordan

Romania

Algeria

Dominica

Kazakhstan

Russia

American Samoa

Dominican Republic

Lebanon

Samoa

Armenia

Ecuador

Libya

Serbia

Azerbaijan

Equatorial Guinea

Macedonia, FYR

South Africa

Belarus

Fiji

Malaysia

St. Lucia

Belize

Gabon

Maldives

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Grenada

Marshall Islands

Suriname

Botswana

Guatemala

Mauritius

Thailand

Brazil

Guyana

Montenegro

Tonga

Bulgaria

India

Namibia

Turkey

China

Iran

Nauru

Turkmenistan

Colombia

Iraq

Paraguay

Tuvalu

Costa Rica

Jamaica

Peru

Venezuela

 

Tier 3

All other countries

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. How do I renew my membership?

 

If you are a current member looking to renew your membership, please log in and you will see a link for renewal on your member profile page.

 

2. Are my dues tax deductible?

 

GWIS is a 501(c)(3) charitable membership organization; most of your national dues are tax deductible on your personal federal income tax return.

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