Graduate student membership is open to graduate students in physics at a Canadian university. The requirement for graduate student membership is:
- currently enrolled as a Master’s or PhD student in physics or a related field in a Canadian university.
Benefits of being a CAP Graduate student Member:
- Free copy CAP’s journal Physics in Canada;
- Reduced registration fees at the CAP’s Annual Congress and APS meetings;
- Allowed to participate in the CAP’s best student paper or poster competition at CAP’s Annual Congress;
- Free access to Divisions memberships and their benefits;
- First year as a graduate student member is free;;
- Access to 50% off a regular membership fee, applicable anytime within 4 years of the highest degree received;
- Opportunity to participate on the CAP Advisory Council, if elected;
- Can apply for biennial Stoicheff and annual Svensson Graduate Student Scholarships
- Attend and vote at the CAP AGM, including the election of Board members
- Advance notification of events and opportunities of interest.
NEW OPTIONS FOR RENEWALS/APPLICATIONS FOR GRADUATE MEMBERSHIPS
STARTING JANUARY 1, 2021 OR LATER
- Joint CAP/CASCA Graduate Student Membership – Applicable to CASCA Graduate members and must meet the CAP Graduate student criteria for membership to be eligible
- Graduate Student Lab Memberships for Supervisors (NEW for 2021)
Members and affiliates enjoy a suite of benefits that support their informational, professional, educational, networking, and career development. In addition, members receive substantial discounts for the annual CAP Congress, for joint memberships with other organizations, and benefit from reciprocal agreements with other physics societies. Members can also take advantage of special membership rates negotiated with insurance suppliers.