MEMBERSHIP and MEMBER RESOURCES

NCBS offers seven membership type options.
Whether you are a department chair, faculty member, student, non-academic or community supporter; there is a membership level that offers the benefits you want and the support you need.
Our annual membership period is
July 1st – June 30th.

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PROFESSIONAL

Status is reserved for faculty or staff from any academic institution
$100 per year
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections

INSTITUTIONAL

Status is reserved for actual academic institutions of any level.
$300 per year
  • Complimentary Professional Membership for Department Head, faculty or staff
  • Logo placement with link to department’s website on NCBS website.
  • UNLIMITED Position Announcement postings on NCBS website
  • Access to NCBS Civic and Community Education and Engagement Grants Program (after one year of membership)
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Complimentary posting of events/call for papers on NCBS website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • Periodic Program Review

STUDENT

Status is reserved for anyone currently enrolled in an academic institution.
$35 per year
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections

SENIOR

Status is reserved for anyone 65+ years of age and is not full-time faculty or staff at an academic institution.
$50 per year
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections

LIFETIME - One Payment

Provides an opportunity for members who wish to make a substantial monetary contribution to NCBS
$1500 One Payment
  • $1500 or 3-years @ $500
  • Tax deductible  contribution
  • Certificate or Placque acknowledging Life Membership
  • Special recognition on NCBS website
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections

LIFETIME - Three Payments

Provides an opportunity for members who wish to make a substantial monetary contribution to NCBS
$500 Three Payments
  • $1500 or 3-years @ $500
  • Tax deductible  contribution
  • Certificate or Placque acknowledging Life Membership
  • Special recognition on NCBS website
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections

AFFILIATE ORGANIZATION

Status is reserved for non-academic organizations of any level, such as churches, professional associations, etc.
$200 per year
  • UNLIMITED Position Announcement postings on NCBS website
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to Voice of Black Studies Newsletter
  • Complimentary posting of events/call for papers on NCBS website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Status is reserved for individuals who are not faculty or staff from any academic institution.
$100 per year
  • Early-Bird Discounted conference registration
  • $100 discount on full-page or $50 discount on ½-page conference program book ad
  • Complimentary one-year subscription to International Journal of Africana Studies
  • Ability to nominate individuals for NCBS Awards
  • Ability to promote published books on NCBS Website
  • Discounts and invitations for NCBS workshops and institutes
  • One vote in the Executive Council Elections
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Institutional Members

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Lifetime Members

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In Memoriam

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