Early Career Membership brings all the benefits of Full Membership at a significantly reduced cost. Applicants are entitled to Early Career Membership for 10 years from the date of gaining a postgraduate qualification in the life sciences.

The Society welcomes members from all over the world, from all fields and professions associated with molecular bioscience. You can join at any time of the year.

Note: Please be aware that during the application process you are required to upload a PDF scan of a letter on headed paper from your organization/institution confirming your employment, or provide a link to a webpage 

Early Career Membership offers you:

  • Access to a range of grants to support your research and travel as well as sponsorship of events
  • Up to £750 to help with the costs of attending a conference, training course or lab visit in the UK or internationally
  • Grants of up to £500 to support a one off meeting or event
  • Up to £1500 available for members organizing a seminar series in your institution
  • Opportunities to apply for Summer Vacation Studentships grant on behalf of students
  • Up to £100 discount on registration fees at Biochemical Society events
  • Bursaries to attend Biochemical Society events of up to £300
  • Discounted registration fees for Biochemical Society and Royal Society of Biology training workshops and courses
  • Opportunities to submit proposals for Biochemical Society events 
  • Access to careers information

Questions? Contact the Membership Team