Levels of membership

Full Membership: Registered and fully paid up science journalist

Associate Membership 1: Registered but not paid up science journalist

Associate Membership 2: Registered and fully paid up Communication Officer, Scientist, Researcher

Corporate Membership: Institutions interested in USJA’s mission and vision

Student Membership: Students up to the undergraduate level

Honorary Membership: Honorary Members shall be appointed by the Board of Directors and shall be such individuals who, in the Opinion of the Board, have rendered invaluable and outstanding service to the Association

Members’ benefits

  1. FULL MEMBER (FULLY PAID UP SCIENCE JOURNALIST)

Attend the general assembly

Stand to be elected to the Board of USJA

Cast a vote during elections of the Board

Attend USJA organised meetings and conferences free of charge or at subsidised rates

Opportunity for sponsorships to local, regional and international meetings

Sponsorships/training opportunities in science journalism and/or science communication

2. ASSOCIATE MEMBER 1 (NOT PAID UP SCIENCE JOURNALIST)

Attend the general assembly

Attend USJA organised meetings and conferences free of charge or at subsidised rates

Opportunity for sponsorships to local, regional and international meetings

Sponsorship/training opportunities in science journalism and/or science communication

3. ASSOCIATE MEMBER 2 (COMMUNICATION OFFICER, SCIENTIST, RESEARCHER, OTHER)

Attend the general assembly

Vote for and or stand to be voted Scientific Community Representative on the Board

Attend USJA organised meetings and conferences free of charge or at subsidised rates

Opportunity for sponsorships to local, regional and international meetings

Sponsorships/training opportunities in science journalism and/or science communication

Networking with science journalists in the USJA network

4. CORPORATE MEMBER (INSTITUTION INTERESTED IN SCIENCE JOURNALISM AND SCIENCE COMMUNICATION)

Have representatives at the general assembly

Have representatives at USJA organised meetings and conferences

Have their communications (press releases) released to the USJA network at no extra cost

Advertise jobs and consultancies through the USJA network at no extra cost

Display regulated promotional materials at USJA meetings at no extra cost

5. STUDENT MEMBER

Attend USJA organised meetings and conferences free of charge or at subsidised rates

Opportunity for sponsorships to local and regional meetings

Sponsorships/training opportunities in science journalism and/or science communication

Networking with science journalists all over Uganda

Assistance with internship placements