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NSBE Membership Types

Professional - Professional membership is open to all professionals who hold a degree in engineering, computer science, math and the applied sciences. Graduate students have the option to join NSBE as either a collegiate or an Alumni (technical professional) member. All others are invited to become affiliate members.

Affiliate - All others who do not meet the above requirements are invited to become affiliate members.

How to Join


Alumni Extension (AE)/Technical Professional National dues are $50, annually. Your AE membership is free the first year after college graduation.

Greenbelt Space Chapter dues are currently $50.00, annually.


  • National Dues: $50.00
  • Chapter Dues: $25.00 (prerequisite: active national membership)
  • TOTAL: $75.00

To join/renew NSBE National membership, go to the NSBE National website and click the Join NSBE button on the top right.

Once you are a national member, you may join/renew GSC membership by:

  1. Emailing the following information to the GSC Membership Chair:
    Full Name:
    Email Address:
    Phone Number:
    Job Title:
    Career level:
      (0-5yrs, 5-10yrs, 10-15yrs, 15+yrs)
    - and -
  2. Submitting your GSC annual dues:
    1. Cash/Check - Arrange delivery of cash or check to the GSC treasurer or any member of the Executive Board.
    2. Direct Funds Transfer - If you bank at NASA FCU, you can let them know that you would like to make a deposit into the NSBE-GSC account for membership. Be sure to include a note with your first and last name and the reason for the deposit (annual dues, scholarship donation, support )
    3. Cash App - $NSBEGreenbeltChapter. You can download the app from the Apple Store or GooglePlay.
    4. Paypal - Log into PayPal and navigate to 'Send and Request'. Send money to: . Choose the option to send to a friend (This is not a payment for an item or service). If asked for a name to send your payment to, enter: Leslie Garrison-NSBE.
    5. Venmo - @NSBEgsc. Sign up here.

Membership Benefits (Alumni/Technical Professional)

  • Leadership Development and Training including Panel Discussions with Top Leadership from Fortune 500 Companies
  • Professional Development via workshops, seminars, conferences and local chapter functions
  • KAPLAN perks: test preparation workshops (available at conferences), discounted services and materials, and the chance to win a free test prep class from Kaplan
  • Subscription to NSBE Magazine - Each issue offers the latest industry news and articles tailored to individual areas of engineering--includes the Career Engineer, a special section of the magazine that highlights our Technical Professionals
  • Discounted registration for conferences and events including the National Convention/Technical Professionals Conference
  • Post your resume free of charge to top engineering companies in NSBE’s Job Placement Center (JPC) to search for full-time job opportunities.
  • Direct access to Fortune 500 Companies during the Career Fair and Networking Suites annually at the Annual Convention/Technical Professional Conference
  • First year alumni membership dues are waived for NSBE Collegiate members upon completing an undergraduate program, if joining within the first year following degree completion.
  • Access to scholarships/fellowships
  • Mentoring and Community Outreach opportunities
  • Join Special Interest Groups (SIGs), full of like-minded peers, which address specific areas of Engineer, i.e. Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineer, etc…