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Membership Information

Professional Membership

  1. Honorary Fellow (HSNIC): For a person who is elected by the Council and has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the chemical profession.
  2. Fellow (FSNIC - annual subscription $40): For a person who has the necessary qualifications to be a Member, with no less than 10 years’ experience in the chemical profession, has rendered services to SNIC and has produced evidence to the satisfaction of the Council that he or she has either (a) made a substantive contribution to the chemical profession or (b) is in a position of seniority and authority in the profession acceptable to the Council.
  3. Member (MSNIC - annual subscription $30): For a person who satisfies the following:

(i) has an appropriate university degree with Honours in chemistry or equivalent academic or professional qualifications acceptable to the Council or has passed such examinations conducted by the SNIC for such purpose together with at least 1 year of appropriate experience in the chemical profession; or

(ii) has an appropriate university degree in chemistry or approved chemistry related discipline with at least 2 years of appropriate experience in the chemical profession and has produced evidence to the satisfaction of the Council that he or she has either (a) made a substantive contribution to the chemical profession or (b) is in a position of seniority and authority in the profession acceptable to the Council; or

(iii) has a polytechnic diploma with educational training in chemistry or academic qualification acceptable to the Council as evidence of adequate educational training with 5 years’ experience in the chemical profession; or

(iv) has an advanced polytechnic diploma in chemistry related subjects or equivalent with 3 years of experience in the chemical profession; or

(v) has an appropriate post-graduate degree in chemistry or equivalent academic or professional qualifications acceptable to the Council; or

(vi) has at least 15 years of experience in the chemical profession.

 

Associate Membership

  1. Associate Member (annual subscription $20): For a person who has an acceptable university degree in chemistry; or a polytechnic diploma in chemistry related subjects; or an advanced polytechnic diploma in chemistry related subjects; or equivalent and is currently employed in the chemical and related profession; or at least 5 years of experience in the chemical profession.
  2. Student Member (annual subscription $5): For a person who at the time of application is a registered full-time undergraduate student, reading chemistry or chemistry-related course in a tertiary institution.
 

Differences Between Professional Membership and Associate Membership

  • A Fellow is entitled to exclusive use of the initials “FSNIC” and a Member the initials “MSNIC” after his or her name
  • Only Professional Members have voting rights during SNIC’s Annual General Meeting and are eligible for election to the Council

 

Corporate Membership

  1. Company member (annual subscription $500): For an institution, government or private, commercial or otherwise, that is in any way engaged in activities that deal with any aspect of chemistry.
 
 
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