Become A Member

SRA International is the worldwide community of research administrators and managers that work together to improve professionally and learn from each other.

Being part of the SRAI community means you are the gold standard in research administration, and you have the qualifications to prove it. With support and tools to help you every step of the way, SRAI springboards your career onwards and upwards.

Here’s what you can expect as a member of SRAI



In-person Meetings

SRAI offers training and continuing education in every facet of research administration that will meet your professional development needs.




Develop your skills and improve your expertise with SRAI's LevelUp micro-credentialing program. 10+ online educational courses.




Our award-winning journal, the Journal of Research Administration, and monthly electronic newsletter keep readers current on the latest best practices and industry trends.

Online Community

Connect with your peers, discuss issues you face day to day and access helpful resources in the SRAI Online Community.



Sections & Chapters

Make life-long connections and attend educational sessions through your Section and Chapter local events.



Leadership Opportunities

Participate in a variety of activities to keep you current and involved, including serving on a committee, becoming a Section leader, or speaking at an event.


Keep pace with industry trends and best practices with access to discounted live and on-demand webinars.



Career Center

Whether you’re looking for an internship, your first job, or an exciting new professional challenge, the SRAI Career Center has all of the tools you need!




10% of the charges for tuition and a waiver of the application fee for Master of Science Degree in Research Administration at Johns Hopkins University.

Join research administration and management professionals around the world who rely on SRAI to advance their careers in research administration.

Full Membership

New Membership: $205/Year
Renewal Membership: $175/Year

Chapter Membership

New Membership: $100/Year
Renewal Membership: $70/Year

Additional Details

​Introductory membership category for anyone who is joining SRA International for the first time or for anyone who is new to the field of research administration. Chapter Membership is ​​non-transferable. SRA International full members or members with lapsed dues CANNOT switch to this category.

Retired Membership

New Membership: $70/Year
Renewal Membership: $40/Year

Additional Details

Individual membership for one-person, non-transferable. This membership category is reserved for current Full Members who have retired from his or her organization.

​Retired Membership Benefits includes Full Membership Benefits.

  • New One-Year Retired Membership: $70
  • ​Renewal One-Year Retired Membership: $40
​To change your membership to retired status, please email us​ ​or call us at +1 703-210-0140 x 218.

Student Membership

New Membership: $70/Year
Renewal Membership: $40/Year

Additional Details

Individual membership for one-person, non-transferable. This member type is reserved for full-time students who are actively pursuing their undergraduate, post graduate, doctorate degree; or enrolled in a school of professional studies. Proof of full-time student status must be shown at the initial signing up and each renewal by furnishing a transcript from the accredited college or university currently being attended. Limited to 4 years or upon graduation, whichever happens first. 

​Student Membership Benefits includes Full Membership Benefits, excluding voting for and holding Chapter, Section, or Board of Directors positions.

  • New One-Year Student Membership: $70
  • Annual ​Renewal One-Year Student Membership: $40
  • Annual Renewal, Upgrade to Full Membership: $175

​To apply, please email us ​or call us at +1 703-741-0140 x 218.

“I’m consistently impressed by the depth and comprehensiveness of SRA International’s workshops. Regardless of your level within the field, the material is relevant across the various research settings that we all work in.”
- Dr. Katie Linder, Research Director, Oregon State University

"Staying current in your field and learning new skills and broadening your horizons are important aspects of a successful career. There is a great value associated with SRA International membership and its professional development and training opportunities.  Regardless of level, anyone in the field of research management and administration owes it to themselves to become a member of SRA International.” 
- Camie A. Morrison, Director of Sponsored Research, The Rutgers State University of New Jersey- Camden Campus