Membership grades

SfAM has 6 membership grades:

  • Early career scientist membership is for those that are beginning their career in science, whether they are students, researchers, or new to the field.
  • Full membership offers all of our member benefits (see Reasons to join SfAM).
  • International membership is for those that reside outside of the UK.
  • Associate membership is for those with an interest in microbiology, but do not need access to all of our member benefits.
  • Life membership is a special membership grade that can be applied for by written application to the society.
  • Fellowship is awarded to scientists and public figures who have made an outstanding contribution to microbiology and the way we, the public, percieve it. Fellowship is awarded by invitation only.
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Early career scientist membership
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Full membership
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International membership
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Associate membership
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