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The Affiliate Circle

Calling All Citizen Scientists and Young Researchers to Join the World's Largest General Research Honor Society! 

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  • Do you have a true passion for science or engineering?

  • Do you want to connect with others having the same passion?

  • Do you want to associate with an organization that, for over 125 years, continues to lead in enhancing the public’s understanding of science and research?

If you answered “Yes” to any or all of these questions, then 

Sigma Xi’s Affiliate Circle is for you!

As a Sigma Xi Affiliate, you will be part of an organization that is a recognized leader in the promotion of excellence and ethics in research science and engineering worldwide!

Benefits Include:

  • Subscription to American Scientist  magazine (Print or Digital):

    This bimonthly, illustrated magazine is written and edited for scientists, engineers and science enthusiasts who are curious about developments across the spectrum of science and technology.

  • Discounts on Publications:

    • Affiliates receive 50% off an institutional gift subscription of American Scientist for their schools or organizations.
    • They also receive a discounted rate of $4.99 plus $2.50 for shipping of the book The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science (2016, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University), edited by Darlene Cavalier and Eric B. Kennedy. A purchase of this book comes with membership in the citizen science project, SciStarter.
  • Sigma Xi SmartBrief:

    A daily electronic open window to an enhanced summary of the day’s science and engineering news. 

  •  Sigma Xi Newsletter:

    Biweekly electronic newsletter with updates on the Society's news and activities

  • Online Community: Coming Soon!

    Members of the Affiliate Circle have access to the online communication platform, Sigma Xi Communities 

  • Affiliate Circle Logo:

    Affiliates may use the Sigma Xi Affiliate Circle logo on their resume, CV, or online professional networks 

 A Sigma Xi Affiliate can be:

  • Science enthusiasts who have a passion for the advancement of research
  • Today's students, who will be tomorrow's scientists and engineers
  • Teachers who educate and encourage future researchers
  • Technicians who assist in research breakthroughs
  • Practicing clinicians who translate research results into improved health

Sigma Xi Affiliate Categories and Annual Dues 

  • Professional – US $70

    Individuals who work or have earned a degree in science or engineering, or non-scientists who support the mission of Sigma Xi.

  • Student – US $35

    Students with interests in science, technology, engineering or math.

What Are You Waiting For?  

Click here to join the Affiliate Circle or download the Affiliate Circle Form below, complete it and email it to

Questions?  Email or call us at 1-800-243-6534.

Welcome to the Sigma Xi Affiliate Circle!