Initial dues payment may be prorated based on the date that completed application materials are submitted; payment will be processed upon submission. Active applicants are approved for membership three times a year by the STS Board of Directors at each in-person meeting (January, Spring, Fall).
|Application Deadline||Approval Date|
|November 27, 2017||January 2018|
|March 2018||April 2018|
|August 2018||October 2018|
Dues and Fees
Annual membership dues are based on where the member lives:
- Active Members living in the United States – $750
- Active Members living in Canada – $650
- Active Members living outside the United States and Canada* – $300
*Active Members living in low or lower middle income countries, per the World Bank – $100
There is a one-time initiation fee of $250. This initiation fee is waived for STS Candidate Members who become Active Members within 2 years of certification.
|Approved at Annual Meeting||Approved at Spring Board Meeting||Approved at Fall Board Meeting|
|Outside the United States and Canada||$300.00||$200.00||$100.00|
|Low or Lower Middle Income Countries*||$100.00||$75.00||$50.00|
*per the World Bank