Benefits & Dues

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Professional

Membership Dues:
$100/year*

Professional with a Bachelor's degree in geology, a related field, or equivalent work experience.

Early Career Professional

Membership Dues:
$45/year*

In the past six years received a degree in geology or related science and not planning to re-enter an academic program.

Student

Membership Dues:
$40/year*

Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled and majoring in geology or a related science.

K-12 Teacher

Membership Dues:
$40/year*

Currently employed as a teacher at an elementary or secondary-level institution.

Affiliate

Membership Dues:
$40/year*

Interest in geology but neither studying nor working in the geosciences or related field.

 
Membership Dues

Your dues help support scientific discovery, programs for students and early career professionals, premier meetings, and networking in an active geoscience community.

* Dues are in U.S. dollars and may be reduced based on country economic classifications according to the World Bank. View list of eligible countries.

Lifetime membership option eliminates annual membership renewals and ensures against future dues increases. Find out more.

Membership is on a calendar year basis (1 Jan.–31 Dec.). Join between October-December and get an extended membership through the next year.

Membership dues are not tax-deductible as charitable contributions; however, your dues may be deductible as a business or other itemized expense.

 

High Income Country Dues
(prorated by quarter)

Member Category Jan.–Mar. Apr.–June July–Sept. Oct.–Dec.**
Professional $100 $75 $50 $100
Early Career Professional $45 $35 $25 $45
Student, K–12 Teacher, or Affiliate $40 $30 $20 $40

** Join between October–December and get an extended membership through the next year.

 

Upper-Middle and Low Income Country Dues

Member Category Upper-Middle Income
Countries
Low Income
Countries
Professional $25 $20
Early Career Professional $11 $6
Student, K–12 Teacher, or Affiliate $11 $6

Need financial assistance to become a GSA member? Qualified applicants worldwide may apply for GSA membership assistance through the GSA Foundation’s Membership Fund.

Member Category High Income
Countries
Upper-Middle Income
Countries
Low Income
Countries
by 1 Nov. after 1 Nov.
Professional $85 $100 $25 $20
Early Career Professional $40 $45 $11 $6
Student, K–12 Teacher, or Affiliate $35 $40 $11 $ 6
Senior Members/Fellows
(65 years of age or older, and a member for 25 or more years)
$35 $40 $20 $20
Senior Members/Fellows
(70 years of age or older, and a member for 30 or more years)
$0 $0 $0 $0

Affiliations

Members may belong to as many Divisions as they like. Division dues are waived for senior members and senior Fellows. Students receive one free Division. Affiliate members pay Professional rate, and K-12 Teacher members pay Early Career Professional (ECP) / Student rate.

All members get one free Section affiliation with their membership, and can then purchase additional Section affiliations for $3.

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International is an informal member group that primarily communicates via GSA’s online Member Community regarding scientific interests and opportunities.

International, $5

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