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Your membership in Society of Research Administrators International is an essential investment in your future at every stage of your career.

SRA International (SRAI) offers several membership categories to fit your needs. Memberships are open to anyone who is in the research field.

Choose the membership that works best for you from the categories below. If you have any questions, please email us or call us at +1 703-741-0140 x 218.   

​Full Membership


  • Discounted member pricing for events, workshops and online products - including posting in the Career Center and Live & On-Demand Webinars.
  • Participation in the Society for Research Administrators International Certificate Program.
  • Eligibility to attend Annual, Section and Chapter meetings.
  • Opportunity to become a Volunteer or an Ambassador and share and network with others in the field.
  • Opportunity for awards and recognition for contributing to the excellence of the field.
  • Eligible for internship and staff exchange.
  • Membership renewal discounts.
  • Voting privileges for Board of Directors, Section and Chapter positions, as well as the chance to serve on one of SRAI's many committees.
  • Network with your peers and colleagues with access to the online Member and Ambassador Directory.
  • 10% off the charges for tuition and a waiver of the application fee for Master of Science Degree in Research Administration at Johns Hopkins University
  • ​New One-Year Full Membership: $205
  • ​Renewal One-Year Full Membership: $175

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Chapter Membership

​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.


  • Network with your peers and colleagues with access to the  online Member and Ambassador Directory
  • Eligibility to attend Chapter meetings (see for full calendar)
  • Chapter Membership Renewal Discounts


  • ​New One-Year Chapter Membership: $100
  • ​Renewal One-Year Chapter Membership: $70
  • Annual Renewal, Upgrade to Full Membership: $175

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Retired Membership

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

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.

All Memberships are Non-Refundable

Full members cannot downgrade to a different membership category unless selecting a retired membership.