Membership

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SRCD is a diverse, international, and interdisciplinary society that supports researchers, instructors, practitioners, and policy-makers who share an interest in and commitment to child development research. Join leading developmental scientists from more than 60 countries around the world in making the Society for Research in Child Development your professional home.

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What to expect from an SRCD Membership

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Member Benefits

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Now more than ever, SRCD offers robust opportunities for scholarly engagement and professional advancement and is a strong voice on behalf of developmental science.

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Caucuses of SRCD support the goal of integrating diversity in the broader society, as outlined in Goal 3 of SRCD’s Strategic Plan.

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Who can join SRCD?

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Membership is open to any individual or professional who has contributed to, is interested in, or has furthered research in human development. Students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate study qualify for student membership.
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Membership Rates and Eligibility

Professional Member One-Year Membership: $180
Two-Year Membership: $340 (5% discount)
Any individual interested in or actively engaged in research, teaching, policymaking, or practice relating to child development is eligible for Professional Membership in the Society.
Early Career Member (5 Year Limit) One-Year Membership: $95
Any individual who has completed the terminal degree in their discipline in the past five years and is actively engaged in research, teaching, policymaking, or practice relating to child development is eligible for a discounted Early Career membership in the Society during their first five years post-degree. SRCD is a diverse, international, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to supporting early career success.
Graduate Student Member One-Year Membership: $75
Two-Year Membership $140 (5% discount)
Any registered graduate student at an educational institution engaged in at least half-time study in child development, regardless of discipline, and who has not yet completed all requirements for the terminal degree in their field is eligible for a Graduate Student Membership in the Society. SRCD is a diverse, international, interdisciplinary organization that welcomes and celebrates graduate student involvement.
Undergraduate Member One-Year Membership: $55
Two-Year Membership: $105 (5% discount)
Any registered undergraduate student at an educational institution engaged in at least half-time study who has not completed all requirements for a bachelor's degree and is interested in child development research is eligible for undergraduate membership in the Society. SRCD is a diverse, international, interdisciplinary organization that recognizes the value of undergraduate student involvement –you are the future of our field!
LMIC (Low and Middle Income Countries) Member One-Year Membership: $5
SRCD offers an LMIC (Low and Middle Income Countries) Membership for individuals residing in low-income, lower-middle-income and upper-middle-income economies (as defined by the World Bank) at a reduced rate of $5. Members will receive all SRCD publications, communications, and benefits. Eligibility is determined by your country of residency.
Emeritus Member One-Year Membership: Fee Waived
Any individual of the Society who has been a member for at least twenty years and has retired from his/her position is eligible for Emeritus membership. SRCD values our dedicated career-long members! Emeritus members continue to receive all SRCD publications, communications, and benefits. Please contact the SRCD Membership Team at membership@srcd.org to see if you qualify for this membership level.

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Questions? For membership-related inquiries, please contact Nakera Dumas via e-mail [membership@srcd.org] or phone (202) 800-0125.