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Membership Makes a Difference

AAAS membership is open to all — whether you’re a career scientist, engineer, student, or passionate champion for science, you belong here. We’ve been the home for scientists and science supporters since 1848. Today we’re the world’s largest general scientific society — a community that cares about curiosity, evidence, and discovery.

Your membership helps AAAS be a strong advocate for science funding and policy, and remain a leader on today’s critical science issues, climate change, energy policy, STEM education, vaccines, and space exploration. Membership also unlocks access to member-only benefits, exclusive content, discounts, and more.

More About AAAS Membership

As a member of AAAS, you’re part of a community of scientists and advocates who value curiosity, discovery, and evidence. It’s a community dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all.

So how does being an AAAS member make a difference? In the last year, memberships like yours have helped us: