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The NPA provides several dues options for each membership category.  The membership terms end one or two years from the payment receipt date.


Membership Category One Year Two Year
Graduate Student $35 $60
Postdoc $35 $60
AAAS-NPA Joint Postdoc*   (Postdocs ONLY)                     $119
GSA-NPA Joint Postdoc* (Postdocs ONLY) $125
NOGLSTP-NPA Joint Postdoc* (Postdocs ONLY) $45
Non-Postdoc/Faculty/Administrator/Other   $75 $140

Now Available - NPA Gift Memberships!

The steps to purchase a gift membership are simple - fill out this form, choose the gift membership you would like to purchase, pay, and we'll do the rest!

* These special joint memberships are available for postdocs only.  Click on the membership category name to learn more.



Dues Structure and Membership Options (Follow this link for FAQs about the new structure.)
Effective January 1, 2012

Hardship Waiver Application Form (In regard to the 2012 increase in dues for Sustaining Members)

Membership Category

One Year

Two Year*

Professional Societies and Organizations $300 $540
Postdoctoral Associations $600 $1,080
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with 1 to 100 Postdocs** $500 $900
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with 101 to 250 Postdocs** $750 $1,350
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with 251 to 500 Postdocs** $1,000 $1,800
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with 501 to 750 Postdocs** $1,250 $2,250
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with 751 to 1000 Postdocs** $1,500 $2,700
Postdoc Offices/Institutional with more than 1000 Postdocs** $1,750 $3,150
Corporate Partners $2,000 $3,600

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* The NPA offers a 20% discount on the second year of membership for two-year memberships.

**Organizations that conduct research and employ postdoctoral scholars to do so are eligible for this membership category.


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