The annual subscription year runs from 1st July to 30th June each year. The subscription of members admitted between 1st January and 30th June is reduced by one-half.
Regulations Governing Admission
Application for admission as, or transfer to, corporate member or associate member
1. Summary for Requirements for Admission
The Council may admit as a Member:
a person who has completed a four-year course in any branch of chemistry and has been
granted a degree, diploma or certificate of an approved examining body, and (except in special cases) who has been engaged in full-time chemical work or further study in chemistry for at least three years; in exceptional circumstances, any person whose position and experience in chemistry justifies such admission.
The Council may admit as an Associate member:
A person regardless of qualification and experience, who is passionate about chemistry.
STUDENTS IN TRAINING
Bona fide students studying with the objective of qualifying for the practice of Chemistry, and being not less than 17 years old, may be admitted as student Members and shall be allowed reduced subscriptions.
Qualification for membership - PhD graduates students studying with the objective of qualifying for the practice of Chemistry, and being not less than 17 years old, may be admitted as Post-Doctoral Members and shall be allowed reduced subscriptions.
PATRON AND COMPANY MEMBER
A Company having interests in Chemistry or chemical technology shall be eligible for election as a Patron Member, or as a Company Member, as Council may direct.
Patron members can get up to 10 members within their company to get SACI benefits and discounts for registration at SACI confrences and conventions. Patron Companies get a 15% discount on exhibition space at SACI conferences and conventions. Free advertising in SACI newsletter and website.
Company members can get up to 5 members within their company to get SACI benefits and discounts for registration at SACI confrences and conventions. Companies get a 10% discount to exhibit at SACI conferences and conventions. Free advertising in SACI newsletter and website.
2. Method of application
Complete the on-line application form, and note particularly the need (item 7) to identify three referees, at least one of whom is a Member (corporate) of the SA Chemical Institute. (This applies to Corporate Members grade only). Make sure you have filled in an email address.
Obtain documentary evidence (e.g. official letters, degrees or diploma certificates, or certified copies of these) of your experience and qualifications (items 6 - 10) and attach it to the online application
Once the application has been processed and approved you will receive an invoice from Head Office with banking details. When payment is made please use your membership number as ref.
The Secretaries SA Chemical Institute