Become a Science Advocate Today

Anyone who believes in the importance of science can be a science advocate. The future of science, and of our ecosystems — from coral reefs, to rainforests, to tundras, — depends on the strength of science advocates like you.

By becoming a member of AAAS, you’ll ensure that together, we can continue to advance science with the help of, and for the benefit of, all people.

Join for as little as $50 by November 22 and you will receive access to the journal Science for a year, exclusive AAAS member benefits, plus a free t-shirt to show your support for science every day.

Here are just a few of the many initiatives your membership will support:

  • Briefing Capitol Hill staffers on the importance of science funding
  • Inspiring the next generation by placing retired scientists in K-12 classrooms across the nation
  • Making science accessible to all by bringing scientists, policymakers, and the general public together though one-of-a-kind events and workshops
  • Collaboration with 60 scientific societies (and counting) to urge Congress to reject policies that disregard scientific evidence

Are you a student? Use your .edu email address to get an additional 50% off of membership!

Why Join AAAS?


As a member, you’re supporting AAAS teams working to educate and advocate on issues related to biomedical research, STEM education, energy policy, climate change and more.

stay informed

Read the latest-breaking research and news in the science and technology community in our weekly journal, Science, and receive members-only discounts to certificate-level courses and event registrations.

Influence policymakers

Your membership helps AAAS educate and communicate with policy makers at local, state, and national levels, bringing evidence-based research to bear on critical issues such as climate change, vaccines, and public funding of science research.

increase Public Awareness

AAAS trains thousands of scientists and engineers to effectively communicate research and its benefits to the public in plain language that’s accessible to all.

*Offer valid from November 01, 2017 to November 22, 2017, for new individual members only. There is a limit of one AAAS "I Advocate for Science" t-shirt per membership order. Student members who select a digital subscription are not eligible to receive a premium item. Please allow up to eight weeks for domestic delivery and up to ten weeks for international delivery. The AAAS "I Advocate for Science" t-shirt is provided as is without any guarantees or warranty and cannot be exchanged or returned. In association with the product, AAAS makes no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.