Financial Benefits

Student Chapters: Membership rebates

Student chapters who meet the Chapter in good standing criteria are eligible for a $5 rebate per student member based on a roster count in January of each year. These rebates are designed to enable the student chapter to effectively program and conduct programming throughout the year.

Student Chapters: Travel Grants for Conferences

Material Advantage Student Chapters are eligible for chapter travel grants to the three partner society conferences (MS&T, TMS’ annual meeting, and AISTech).  Total funding available is US$24,000 annually to chapters.

Free or highly reduced conference registration fees

Student members are eligible for free or extremely reduced conference registration fees to any ACerS, AIST, ASM and TMS meetings and conferences.

Room Monitor/Paging Opportunities

Paid Room Monitor/Paging positions are available at society meetings to help defray the costs of attending. Student members are eligible for room monitoring opportunities at most major ACerS, AIST, and ASM events. Students receive a stipend for their efforts and all room monitor positions are filled on a first-come basis.