The Paleontological Society

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Support the advancement of the science of paleontology and understanding of the history of life on Earth through membership in the Paleontological Society.

PS Member Benefits
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the PS Member Benefits
  • Gain cutting-edge knowledge of advances in paleontology.
  • Interact and exchange ideas with the worldwide paleontological community while shaping the future of the profession.
  • FREE online access to two premier journals — Journal of Paleontology and Paleobiology.
  • FREE online access to complete chapters of upcoming volumes of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology.
  • Member-only rates on print journals.
  • Receive occasional Paleontological Society Memoirs with print subscriptions to the Journal of Paleontology, and Paleobiology Memoirs and other special publications with print subscriptions to Paleobiology.
  • Member-only discounts on the Treatise of Invertebrate Paleontology and other paleontology books.
  • Discounted member rates on publications of the Paleontological Association.
  • Student research grants opportunities.
  • Discounted registration rates for annual and regional meetings of the Geological Society of America (GSA). Participate in paleontological topical sessions and other programs at GSA meetings.
  • Opportunities to participate in North American Paleontological Conventions.
  • Participate in supporting the Society's programs, awards, and publications; including:
    • Student research grants
    • International research grants to support those in Eastern Europe and republics of the former Soviet Union (PalSIRP Sepkoski Grants)
    • Student NSF travel grants; solicited and distributed by the Paleo Society
    • Educational outreach to K-12 children and the general public
    • … and more

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