Promoting the role of Physics in research, education, industry and the community
This is the normal professional grade for practicing physicists, and anyone who has completed an AIP-accredited undergraduate degree is automatically eligible.
Full-time postgraduate students (e.g. in a PhD, MPhil or Masters course) are offered a substantial discount on the standard fee when they apply through Member full-time student.
Formally, candidates for admission to the grade of Member shall have either (i) obtained a bachelor degree or equivalent (or a bachelor degree with Honours) with physics as a major subject ; or (ii) shall have obtained a bachelor degree or diploma with a major in a cognate discipline (including astronomy and astrophysics, physical sciences, chemistry, geophysics, materials science, engineering, mathematics) and have at least three years professional experience in a role requiring a knowledge of physics (including teaching).
Existing Members are required to advise the AIP that they are retired or moving overseas, please email the secretariat: email@example.com.