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Sigma Xi Promotion from Associate to Full Membership

Membership in Sigma Xi is by invitation. Those who have shown potential as researchers are invited to join as associate members. Full membership is conferred upon those who have demonstrated noteworthy achievements in research. An associate member who qualifies for full membership as defined under qualifications may seek promotion to full member status by using the nomination form and choosing the "Promotion to Full Membership" option. A new nomination must be submitted for review with materials to support the qualifications for Full membership status as defined under Qualifications.

To Promote an Individual to Full Membership
Any active (dues paying) full member may nominate an individual for promotion to full membership. A nomination form for promotion may be completed and submitted either through a local chapter or through the Committee on Qualifications and Membership (via the Sigma Xi administrative office). Promotion nominations may be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • Contact a local chapter officer.
  • If there is no local chapter, please submit the promotion nomination to the Committee on Qualifications and Membership. Please see the online form and instructions.

To Request Promotion to Full Membership
Individuals who meet the qualifications for promotion to full membership may request the promotion nomination in one of the following ways:

  • Contact a local chapter officer.
  • Request that Sigma Xi's Committee on Qualifications and Membership make the nomination by completing the "Request for Nomination" form and submitting to chapters@sigmaxi.org


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