Full Concessionary Member

Eligibility

Full Concessionary Membership is available for those with an academic or professional interest in microbiology with an annual income of less than £30,000 (or equivalent) per year.


 

Fees

There are two payment options to join as a Full Concessionary Member of the Society:

  • From £35 per year, for payment by Direct Debit*
  • From £38 per year, for payment by a debit or credit card

*Direct Debit is available to bank account holders in the United Kingdom.

Benefits

Joining the Microbiology Society as a Full Concessionary Member offers plenty of opportunities. We've listed just some of them below.

  • Networking opportunities through Society meetings and events.
  • Discounted Annual Conference and Focused Meeting rates.
  • Grant opportunities to help fund travel costs, research visits, outreach and teaching activities.
  • Discount to publish in our portfolio of journals.
  • Additional grant funding through the Microbiology Society's membership of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS).
  • Opportunities to have your contributions and experience recognised within the wider community through our prizes and awards.
  • Access the Membership Directory to build your presence within our community.
  Full Member Full Concessionary Member Postgraduate Student Member Undergraduate Student Member Affiliate Member
Monthly e-newsletter
Electronic access to Microbiology Today
Print subscription to Microbiology Today^  
Reduced registration for Annual Conference and Focused Meetings
Discount to publish for open access in Society journals    
Eligible to apply for Society grants**  
Eligible to apply for FEMS~grants  
Access to the Membership Directory  
Access to professional development content  
Can hold office and vote    
Eligible to join the Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum  

** Grant eligibility varies by grade. See each grant for details.
 Careers Conference Grants only.
^ An additional supplement is payable by those members outside of the UK and Ireland who elect to receive a print copy.
~ Federation of European Microbiological Societies.

Get more involved

There are other ways that Full Concessionary Members can get more involved with the Society:

  • Engage with our wider communities through the Federation of European Microbiological Socities (FEMS) and the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS).
  • Take advantage of our 'opportunities to shine' – opportunities to enhance your CV and stand out from the crowd.