Member Benefits

In addition to accessing the Sigma Xi network of members working and studying in the diverse fields of research science and engineering, Sigma Xi membership also brings tangible benefits that keep you informed, connected, saving money and having fun! Find all the details by logging in to the Members Only benefit and resources portal, accessible only to active, dues-paying members. 

Sigma Xi Membership Benefits

Networking and Professional Development

  • Sigma Xi Online Chapter Communities
  • Sigma Xi Online Community Lab (members only: exclusive professional collaboration platform)
  • Opportunities for Professional Development including but not limited to serving as a judge, a reviewer, or a mentor
  • Sigma Xi Social and Professional Networks on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google+
  • Discounts on Science Communication Workshops
  • Sigma Xi Online Career Services Center, connecting Sigma Xi members with employment and internship opportunities 
  • Expand your professional network by becoming a mentor and/or a mentee through the Sigma Xi Mentoring Center
  • Sigma Xi Online Member Directory
    Active Members have access to contact information and can search the Sigma Xi network by name, industry, affiliation, chapter or discipline
    Non-members have access to search by name and chapter only 

Sigma Xi Publications

Other Publications

  • Discount on a Nature  subscription: Sigma Xi active members enjoy up to 50% discount on a one-year subscription (51 issues). Click here to subscribe. 
  • Discount on Annual Reviews: Sigma Xi active members can purchase any current or available back volumes of Annual Reviews at a 25% discount off the retail price. Click here to learn more and subscribe.
  • Discount on MIT Press books: Active members receive 30% discount on orders placed on the MIT Press website. The discount maybe used more than once, for multiple titles, and is good for both print and e-editions where available. Click here to access the discount code. 
  • Save 20% on Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication  by Kara Alaimo, PhD, Assistant Professor at Hofstra University. Click here to access the discount code. 
  • Discounted rate of $4.99 plus $2.50 for shipping for active members on 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. To order, send an email to

Research Funding

Additional Discount Programs 

  • Sigma Xi Expeditions hosted by Betchart Expeditions -- travel to the most exotic locations on the planet
  • Hotel Discounts at Over 700,000 Hotels Worldwide
  • Car Rental Discounts
  • Home and Auto Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Prescription Drugs and more!

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Member Spotlight

Samantha Marquez


This past spring, Samantha competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and with her innovative "Celloidosomes®," took first place in her category for the second year in a row.