Membership

Membership

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and our supporters play a fundamental role in advancing our mission and goals.

Due to your financial support, C²ST has been able to offer programs, and provide timely lectures led by experts in fields from neuroscience and the brain to robotics, and on topics ranging from solar energy and water to superbugs.

Please consider a contribution to C²ST, or renewing your support today. Understanding STEM issues is critical in today’s world, and we hope to continue to instill an excitement and passion for learning throughout the region. For your annual gift, we will send you our event notices and newsletter, and you will receive discounts to programs and invitations to special events.

C²ST is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization (Tax ID #20-8490697) and your donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Member Benefits

In addition to C²ST core offerings as a consortium for science and technology, members receive the following benefits:

  • Receive discounts for programming where fees apply
  • Invitation to member networking events
  • Admission to members-only events or special tours

 

C²ST Individual Membership Levels

 

$35/year

Impress your principal investigator (PI), professor, and peers with fresh new discoveries from leading scientists and researchers, while networking with your peers in academia, government and industry at this discounted Student membership price.

Within the Student Member Group you will fall into one of the following sub groups:

  • High School
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
$45/year

Equip yourself with the latest developments in your discipline and discuss teaching methods with other educators at this discounted Educator membership price.

Additional Benefits

  • Bring-a-class Privileges
  • Professional Development Credit (where applicable)
$60/year

Enrich your brain with cutting-edge insights and open yourself to new ideas, while learning with like-minded people.

Additional Benefits

  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this membership level
$75/year

Further your knowledge in your area of expertise and gain an edge on the competition by interacting with those in the know – at the precipice of discovery. Our programs offer a unique opportunity to observe a given field through a multidisciplinary lens, which creates an environment that facilitates peer to peer dialogue.

Additional Benefits

  • Subject to approval, submit to C²ST blog as Professional Member contributor
  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this membership level
$250-$999/year

Serve as a community leader to educate, engage, and advocate thereby increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology’s impact on society.

Additional Benefits

  • Three additional free seats to C²ST's regular programs
  • Three additional seats at the reduced member rate for special programs
  • Invitation to exclusive events throughout the year
  • Submit a request to our social media team for promotion on your research, or upcoming events

Members of this prestigious group will work together with C²ST to play a significant role in anchoring Chicagoland as a leader in S & T within our state and nation, while increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.

Additional Benefits

  • Six additional free seats to C²ST's regular programs
  • Six additional seats at the reduced member rate for special programs
  • Invitation to exclusive dinners and events throughout the year
  • Shared President’s Council Member Directory
  • Acknowledgement in the C²ST Member newsletter
Select a membership level to support C²ST!