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Providing opportunities to advance science through a diverse, global and multi-generational network of thinkers and doers.

The New York Academy of Sciences’ membership is a global and multi-generational network of thinkers and innovators working at the frontiers of discovery. We have the unique capacity to tap into the collective strength of diverse groups including researchers, thought leaders, policymakers and representatives from various sectors, spanning industry and academia, government and non-governmental entities. We invite you to join us and become a part of the world’s foremost cross-disciplinary scientific organization.

Why Join the Academy?

Members choose to join us for many reasons, including:

  • Belonging to a community that is advancing scientific discovery, rigor and integrity  
  • Access to a world-wide network of colleagues and resources  
  • Savings on meetings, publications, and educational opportunities  
  • Shaping the profession through leadership and giving back
  • The opportunity to take an active role in promoting science for the benefit of humanity

Individual Memberships

Individual Academy membership is available to professionals and to students/postdocs 18 and over.

Professional Membership


Student Membership


*Save an additional $10 annual by purchasing a 2-year Membership. Non-US residents will be charged an international processing fee of $10/year.

Gift & Bulk Memberships

Gifting someone with a membership to the Academy is a great way to support the career of an aspiring young scientist or engineer in your life. Additionally, for companies who wish to purchase memberships for their employees, we offer bulk membership packages starting at $2,500 for 30 memberships. To discuss gifting a membership or purchasing a bulk membership package, please fill out the Contact Us form on the bottom right of this page.

Universities and research institutions can sponsor memberships for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty. To discuss an organizational membership that fits your size and scope, please fill out the Contact Us form on the bottom right of this page.

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Member Voices

What does Academy membership mean to you? From the benefits of connecting with great minds worldwide to the rewards of making an impact on the younger generation, here’s what members have to say.