Membership Benefits

  • Over $800,000 in scholarships and grants is available to Material Advantage members through the individual partner societies and Material Advantage program!
  • Members receive access to the “Members Only” area of each partner society’s website. A unique username and password to each website provides access to membership directories, as well as many other resources and benefits.
  • Every student member receives online access to all four partner organizations’ monthly magazine/journal: The American Ceramic Society’s Bulletin (ACerS), Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), Advanced Materials & Processes (ASM), and JOM (TMS). Student members will be mailed a print copy of the following issues:
    • AIST: March and October
    • TMS: March
    • ACerS: Students may request (by email) to receive the magazine by mail (in print).
    • ASM: Students may request (through a link which will be sent via email) to receive the magazine by mail (in print).
  • Qualify for Room Monitor positions at society meetings to help defray the costs of attending
  • Receive free access to ACerS’ ceramicSOURCE products/services and company directory, ASM’s Desk Editions, and the PE Study Guide.
  • Free access to AIST’s and
  • Qualify for discounted registration fees to ACerS, AIST, ASM and TMS sponsored meetings and short courses.

Best Practice: Getting the most out of conferences

  • Qualify for discounted pricing on books, papers, CDs, software, videos, and more.
  • Receive free electronic access to TMS archival journals Metallurgical and Materials Transactions (A and B) and Journal of Electrical Materials (JEM), and qualify for discounts on print subscriptions.
  • Access to a variety of scholarships and awards plus the eligibility to compete in a number of society-sponsored contests.
  • Place position-wanted ads in Advanced Materials and Processes for a minimal charge.
  • Apply for an ASM Visa card through MBNA.
  • Subscribe to insurance at a low member rate through ASM.
  • Subscribe to Business Week at a low subscription rate.