Membership

Join the AWIS Greater Baltimore Chapter today -- take a few easy steps to receive great benefits!
AWIS membership is open to all women and men who support equality for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)!

The AWIS Membership Model

  • Join AWIS National + Chapter of your choice: 
  • Join AWIS Baltimore Chapter directly (without AWIS National membership)
    • Open to undergraduate and graduate students ONLY!
    • Submit form (instructions below)

AWIS National Member Categories


If you are a postdoctoral scholar, career professional, or retiree...

  1. Fill out the AWIS National Membership Application 
  2. Choose a Category: See descriptions above for more details.
    • Junior: $65
    • Professional: $150
    • Sustaining: $250
    • Patron: $500
    • Benefactor: $1000
  3. Select Maryland (Greater Baltimore) in the Chapter Affiliations and Contributions field. An additional chapter fee of $5 (Junior level) or $10 (Professional level and above) is required to receive great chapter benefits.

If you are a graduate or undergraduate student...

You have two options:

Option One: AWIS National + Chapter Membership

  1. Fill out the AWIS National Membership Application 
  2. Click on the category for Junior $65. 
  3. Select Maryland (Greater Baltimore) in the Chapter Affiliations and Contributions field. An additional chapter fee of $5 (Junior level) or $10 (Professional level and above) is required to receive great chapter benefits.

Option Two: Chapter Membership ONLY (Students Only)

  1. Fill out the Student Membership Application Form 
  2. Once your information is processed (about 5 business days), you will receive a PayPal invoice via email to pay your member dues. (**please note: your membership will be active once your dues are received)  
  3. Chapter-only membership dues are $35 - a 50% savings compared to AWIS National Junior Level + Balt Chapter dues!

Notes for Student Members:

  1. You are only a member of the AWIS Baltimore Chapter and not AWIS National, therefore you will only receive AWIS Baltimore member benefits. 
  2. Chapter-only student membership dues are non-refundable, cannot be prorated, and membership begins on July 1 through June 30 of the following year. 
  3. Chapter-only student members will receive chapter benefits, but will not receive the following AWIS National benefits: 
    • AWIS magazine 
    • AWIS STEMiNARs© 
    • Electronic communications from AWIS National 
    • Access to AWIS National Members only LinkedIn group 
  4. Students who wish to serve on the AWIS Baltimore Executive Board must join AWIS National at the Junior level. 
  5. Please consult the Student Membership FAQ's on the AWIS National website!

Benefits of AWIS National + Chapter Membership

As a member of AWIS National and the Greater Baltimore Chapter, you will receive: 
  • One (1) year membership 
  • Invitations to and discounts for AWIS Baltimore-sponsored events 
  • A subscription to AWIS Magazine published 4 times a year (electronic format available) 
  • AWIS STEMiNARs©, the popular online learning series 

… and so much more! Click here for a full list of AWIS National Benefits!

Advantages of Joining our AWIS Greater Baltimore Chapter

As a member of the AWIS Greater Baltimore Chapter, you will get:
  • Networking opportunities through regularly scheduled events 
  • Professional development workshops 
  • Mentoring opportunities 
  • Opportunities to take on leadership roles by participation on local or national committees 
  • Receive email alerts and access to online social networks such as LinkedIn and Facebook. 
  • Opportunity to support local young women in their scientific growth and achievement. 
  • Coming Soon: Access to local job information 

** AWIS is a national organization with over seventy chapters, allowing continuity for members who are relocating and opportunities for a national network of women in science-related fields.

** AWIS National is politically active and provides opportunities for members to be informed about, and active in, issues relevant to the status of women in STEM.


More Information


If you are already a member and need to update your contact information, go to the AWIS National member services page. You will need your member ID and your password.

If you have questions specific to the AWIS Greater Baltimore Chapter, please email us here .

For frequently asked questions about AWIS membership, please click here.

Still trying to decide on whether to join? Attend some AWIS Greater Baltimore events to help you decide! Check out our calendar of events.