Membership

Benefits

Why should I become a member of ISCR?

Join a community of like-minded colleagues in the premier international multi-disciplinary academic society for contemplative research. Your membership supports society initiatives!

Educational programs

  • Webinars on scholarly and trending research topics
  • Career development webinars
  • Research Methods and grant writing workshops
  • Annual flagship conference

Discounts on ISCR annual conference

  • Discounted registration fees
  • Conference scholarships and travel grants
  • CMEs/CEUs

Mentorship opportunities

  • Access to mentorship program for junior scholars and investigators

Committees

  • Opportunities to join/create committees within Contemplative Science community and influence direction of the society

Groups & Connections

  • Opportunities to form and join Special interest groups at relevant academic societies
  • Connecting researchers with scholars and contemplative practitioners from relevant traditions

Journals

  • Connecting with publishers and journals in the area
  • Discounted access to partner journals

Connection

  • Connecting researchers and scholars with contemplative practitioners

Research

  • Facilitating multi-site and interdisciplinary research

Newsletter

  • Access to newsletter with member highlights, new publications, and relevant events in the community

Networking

  • Interdisciplinary networking and community building opportunities

Levels & Rates

Please join us on the ground floor of this exciting new initiative that will elevate the field of contemplative research towards new heights!

We are pleased to offer reduced membership fees determined by the member’s country of residence. Determination is made by using tables listing low income, low-middle income and upper-middle income countries as defined by the World Bank

Please note you must be based full-time in the applicable countries in order to be eligible for the discount. Please Contact Us to receive the membership code.

Regular Member:

USD 200.00

Developing Country:

USD 75.00

Grad Student/Undergrad/Trainee:

USD 55.00

Retired Member:

USD 99.00

How to Purchase your ISCR Membership

ISCR Membership is now managed by Conference Manager 2.0, a membership management application that is also used by other organizations. Due to this shared system, you may already have an existing account. Please review the instructions below carefully so as not to create duplicate user accounts.

Memberships are now moving from a rolling membership term to a fixed membership term, with memberships expiring December 31st each year. For members with expiration dates in 2024, please watch your email for a personalized notice with instructions on how to move your membership to the new system. This will include special codes to access reduced fees representing the difference between your current expiry date and the new December 31st 2024 dates.

Option 1:

Adjust existing membership

ISCR has migrated to a new Membership software, therefore your renewal process will be a little different this year. If you are a current member of the International Society for Contemplative Research, please click the button below.

Because this is a new system, everyone needs to create a new user profile. On the landing page, select “create user profile” under the “New Users” heading Once you have created your new user account, you can log-in to your Conference Manager Dashboard. These credentials will also be required for submitting an abstract.

The center tile of the dashboard will say Membership Enrollment – click the link that says, “Enroll Now”. Once you select the appropriate membership type, you will be able to apply a discount code related to any active membership status as communicated directly through email. You will then have the option to pay online with a VISA, Mastercard, American Express or Discover credit card via our secure payment processer. If you would prefer to pay via phone, fax, mail, or electronic funds transfer, you will find the necessary information in the form.

Option 2:

Renew or Join

If you are not a current member of ISCR, please click the button below and create an account. On the landing page, select “create user profile” under the “New Users” heading. After you create your account, you will use your email, and new password to log into the system. These credentials will also be required for submitting an abstract.

Once you have created your account, and logged in, you will be taken to your account dashboard. The center tile of the dashboard will say Membership Enrollment – click the link that says, “Enroll Now”. Once you select the appropriate membership type, you will have the option to pay online with a VISA, Mastercard, American Express or Discover credit card via our secure payment processer. If you would prefer to pay via phone, fax, mail or electronic funds transfer, you will find the necessary information in the form.

*All prices in USD. We accept all major credit cards.