Material Advantage

Spring Membership Challenge

Time to get into the “Spring” of things by participating in the Material Advantage Spring Membership Challenge.

The Membership Challenge is a recruitment contest between student chapters occurring October 1-31 and March 1-31 each year. This contest is intended to challenge student members to recruit new Material Advantage Student Members. Contest winners receive recognition and prizes for the most creative strategies and the highest percentage increase in chapter membership.

Most Creative Recruitment Strategies ~ $250
Chapters must submit a record of the month’s recruitment activities and programs. A one-page description of the recruitment strategies used as well as photographs that show the chapter spirit, recruitment activities, and/or new members should be included. The chapter that implements the most creative program to recruit new members while achieving a minimum 15% increase in membership will win this contest. An article recognizing the chapter may be published in the American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Iron & Steel Technology, Advanced Materials and Processes, ASM News and JOM’s Professional Preface. The winning chapter also receives $250.

Most Students Recruited ~ $500
The chapter with the highest percentage of membership increase during the Membership Challenge may be recognized in the American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Iron & Steel Technology, Advanced Materials and Processes, ASM News and JOM’s Professional Preface. The winning chapter will also receive $500.