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This membership is open to any individual who supports the mission of the NPA. For more on membership, please read Article II in our Bylaws on Membership.


Benefits Overview

As an NPA Individual Member, you are entitled to these benefits:

  • Subscription to NPA E-Alerts, a periodic news announcement, and the POSTDOCket, the NPA’s official quarterly newsletter
  • Reduced registration fees to the NPA Annual Meeting & eligibility for the NPA Travel Award Program
  • Access to members-only NPA Web content
  • Discounts to services and products.  Click here for information on new discounts from SciPhD.
  • Opportunities to serve and contribute your expertise on a variety of NPA committees
  • Voting rights in all NPA elections and on NPA ballot issues
  • National representation on postdoctoral issues

Click here for more details on member benefits.


Dues Options

Membership Category One Year Two Year
Graduate Student $35 $60
Postdoc $35 $60
AAAS-NPA Joint Postdoc* $119
GSA-NPA Joint Postdoc* $125
NOGLSTP-NPA Joint Postdoc* $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. 

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