Annual dues are regularly $5 for undergraduate students, $10 for graduate students and postdocs, and $25 for faculty, but we have several membership options and packages (see below for details). Memberships run Sept. 1- Aug. 31, regardless of purchase date.

To join the chapter, dues can be paid via cash, card or check at any NCF SfN event, or online via PayPal. If paying by PayPal, please include your full name, email address, status (e.g. student, faculty) and the length of the membership you are purchasing. Contact us at if other arrangements must be made for due payment.

Membership Packages

  • Undergraduate students who pledge to volunteer with Brain Awareness Week outreach activities in the spring can enjoy a whole year of membership for only $5.
  • Students and postdocs can choose to buy a three-year membership for only $25.  Save yourself the worry of having to remember to pay dues every year and enjoy a $5 savings.
  • All first-year graduate students will be given a one year NCF-SFN membership for FREE!

Annual memberships expire on Sept. 1.

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is a nonprofit membership organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system. Since inception in 1969, the Society has grown from 500 members to more than 42,000. SfN is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to advancing understanding of the brain and nervous system.  The growth of the neuroscience field, the pace of biomedical research, and the globalization of the neuroscience community make networking, and staying informed imperative.

Members have the opportunity to advance the field by educating the public about neuroscience promise and progress, including advocacy training and educational events.  Other advantages include interdisciplinary communication with students from a diverse range of scientific backgrounds, as well as exclusive participation in the annual data blitz and poster competition held annually at the University of Florida.

SfN also provides international recognition within the field, a valuable notation on employment applications, vitae and resumes.