Affiliate Circle

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You are invited to Join the Affiliate Circle and Connect with the World's Largest Multidisciplinary Research Honor Society! 

Sigma Xi Affiliates are: 

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    Individuals who believe in the value of scientific research in our daily lives

  • Students who aspire to become researchers 

  • Citizen scientists and science enthusiasts

  • Teachers who educate and encourage future researchers

  • Practicing clinicians who translate research results into improved health

Join the Affiliate Circle Today to: 

  • Connect with professional and student researchers in local Sigma Xi chapters

  • Support an organization that, for over 130 years, continues to be the leader in enhancing the public’s understanding of science and research

Benefits Include:

Subscription to American Scientist  magazine:

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 email, Monday through Friday, with a summary of science and engineering news.

Sigma Xi Newsletter:

A 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.

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, complete it and email it to

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

Welcome to the Sigma Xi Affiliate Circle!