• Earned Membership Grades and Reciprocal Memberships 

    ISA members have the opportunity to achieve numerous prestigious membership grade levels.

  • Reciprocal Membership Discounts

    Reciprocal Membership Discounts

    InstMC

    InstMC Members can join ISA as a regular or Senior Member and receive an $8.00 discount from ISA's regular Member fee. ISA Members can join InstMC and receive a discount of £5 off the regular membership fee.

    Download ISA Membership Enrollment Form

    IICA

    Receive a 20% discount on regular membership fee for:

    • IICA Members who want to join or renew their membership in ISA as a regular or Senior Member
    • ISA Members who want to join or renew their membership in IICA as a regular member  

    Download ISA Membership Enrollment Form

    Contact info@isa.org for additional information.

    GMA

    Receive a 25% discount on regular membership fee for:

    • VDI/VDE-GMA Members who want to join or renew their membership in ISA as a regular or Senior Member
    • ISA Members who want to join or renew their membership in VDI/VDS-GMA as a regular Member

    Download ISA Membership Enrollment Form

    Contact info@isa.org for additional information.

    Senior Member Grade Level

    Senior Member 

    Do you have ten years of active work experience in the instrumentation, systems, and automation field? Your education and experience may qualify you to be an ISA Senior Member. An ISA member or applicant who has graduated from a baccalaureate engineering or science curriculum, with at least six years of active work experience in the instrumentation, systems, and automation field (two of which have been in a position of responsible charge) may apply for this membership grade. If not a graduate, the member/applicant must have 10 years of active work experience in the instrumentation, systems, and automation field (two of which have been in a position of responsible charge). Current ISA members may apply for Senior Member. Non-members must join ISA first and then apply for Senior Member status.

    Senior Member dues: $110 US for one year, $205 US for two years, or $290 for three years.

    Senior Grade Member Application


    ISA Senior Member Grade Application

    (For use by current ISA Members Only! - Those who are newly joining ISA must first complete the Join ISA form and then apply for Senior Member Grade.)

    The Senior Member Grade is ISA's way of recognizing your advanced educational preparation and professional work experience. It is the prerequisite member grade for candidacy for "ISA Fellow," one of ISA's highest honors, and for holding elective office at the Society level.

    Applicants for Senior Member Grade must meet specific requirements and must document their qualifications (see 1 and 2 below). An ISA Member may apply for Senior membership at any time. Application for Senior Member Grade requires Admissions Committee review. If you think you are eligible for consideration and want to apply for Senior membership, complete 1 through 3 below and attach a resume, or contact Member and Customer Services at 919-549-8411 or info@isa.org and request a "Senior Member Grade Application."

    1 Qualifications:

    You have one of the following (check one):

     B.S. (Bachelor of Sciences) degree in engineering, technology or science and at least 6 years employment in instrumentation, systems, and automation disciplines, two of which have been in position(s) of *responsible charge. (A master's degree counts as one of the six years; a doctorate as two years.)

    Ten years of employment in instrumentation, systems, and automation disciplines--two of which have been in position(s) of *responsible charge.

    *Responsible charge includes directing others in instrumentation, systems, and automation work, and/or individual responsibility for instrumentation, systems, and automation development, application or operation at a professional level, and/or teaching instrumentation, systems, and automation or associated engineering and sciences at professional level.


    2 Qualification Details:

    Name:
     
    City:


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    Member Number:
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    Phone:

    Please cut and paste in the space provided below an ASCII (plain text) version of your resume or other supplementary information that includes the following:

    • Your educational history, including the names(s) of the institution(s) you attended, number of years attended, date of graduation, degree attained and your major field of study.
    • Your professional record, including the dates of each position held (beginning with most recent position), name, address and telephone numbers of employer, your position title, and the specific duties you performed--especially the extent of responsible charge as defined above.

     


    3 References

    List your professional references: two people who are familiar with your professional activities, preferably ISA members.

     

    Reference 1

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    ISA Member?  Yes  No

     

    Reference 2

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    ISA Member?  Yes  No



    Reciprocal Membership

    Reciprocal Member

    ISA has reached agreements with several professional societies around the world to conduct joint programs which include discounted memberships. ISA has reciprocal membership agreements with GMA in Germany, the Institute of Instrumentation Control and Automation (IICA) in Australia, and The Institute for Measurement and Control (InstMC) in the United Kingdom. Click here or contact ISA at info@isa.org or phone +1 919-549-8411 for information about reciprocal society membership.

    Reciprocal Member dues: vary by agreement

    Click here for membership benefits for reciprocal members.

    Life Membership Grade Application


    ISA Life Member Grade Application

    The Life Members Grade is ISA's way of recognizing the many years a member has devoted to the Society. Life Members are exempt from paying dues, yet still  get to enjoy all the benefits of membership.

    To apply for this grade, a you must be a Regular Member, Senior Member, or Fellow Member who has been a member of ISA in good standing for a total of at least 25 years, and whose combined age and years of ISA membership equal or exceed the sum of 90. 

    Application for Life Member Grade requires Admissions Committee review. If you think you are eligible for consideration and want to apply for Life membership, please complete and submit the form below, or contact Member and Customer Services at +1 919-549-8411 or info@isa.org and request a "Life member Grade Application."

    Application Form

     


    Life Member Grade Level

    Life Member 

    Have you been an ISA member for at least 25 years? You may be eligible for the prestigious Life Member grade! Any member, Senior Member, or Fellow who has been a member of ISA in good standing for a total of at least 25 years and whose combined age and years of ISA membership equals or exceeds the sum of 90 is eligible to apply for Life Member grade. Life Members are exempt from paying dues, yet receive all benefits and privileges of membership. For more information and to apply, visit the ISA Life Member web page.

    Life Member dues: free for approved members

    Honorary Member Grade Level

    Honorary Member 

    Another celebrated member grade is the Honorary Member. Honorary Member is the highest honor bestowed by the Society. An Honorary Member has the rights and privileges of a Senior member.

    Honorary membership is reserved for individuals (members or non members of the Society) whose support of, and/or contributions to, the advancement of the arts and sciences of instrumentation, systems, and automation are deserving of special recognition. An Honorary Member is exempt from payment of dues has all the rights and privileges enjoyed by all other grades of membership.

    Honorary Member dues: free

    Fellow Member Grade Level

    Fellow 

    The esteemed Fellow member grade is one of the ISA's highest honors. It can be earned by a Senior Member who is elected by a majority vote of the Society's Executive Board and who possesses outstanding and acknowledged engineering or scientific attainments; and who has been a Senior Member for at least five years; and who has received peer evaluations leading to recommendation for election by the Society Admissions Committee.

    Fellow dues: $110 US for one year, $205 US for two years, or $290 for three years.