Member Requirement(s) Benefits Total Cost
Student (SNSPS)Applicant must be a student in any tertiary institution recognized by the Council. Applicant must provide a recommendation or an introduction letter from the Head of Department or from any other senior staff from his/her institution. Have the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office5,000
Associate (ANSPS)Applicants that do not belong in any area of physical sciences but are working in a relevant environment should apply in this category. Senior Secondary School Teachers of Physics, Mathematics and, Chemistry who do not have adequate requirements for a Regular Membership can also apply in this categoryHave the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office10,000
Regular (MNSPS)Applicant must have obtained a minimum of a B.Sc. or HND degree in any area of Physical SciencesHave the rights and privileges of an active member.15,000
Corporate (CNSPS)Any organization which encourages and promotes the study of Physical Sciences shall be eligible to become a Corporate Member.Have the rights and privileges of an active member but are deprived of holding an office75,000
Life (LNSPS)Applicant must have obtained a minimum of M.Sc. degree in any area of Physical Sciences.Have the rights and privileges of an active member. Also, since this fee is equivalent to twenty five times the prevailing annual membership dues with no membership fee. Conseqently, members of this category shall be exempted from annual dues.250,000
Honorary Fellow (Hon. FNSPS)Active members of the society can nominate any individual who has made a significant contribution in any area of Physical Sciences to the NSPS Council. The nominee must have obtained a minimum of a Ph.D. degree in any areas of Physical Sciences and must not be less than 60 years of age.It does not matter if the nominee is a member of the society or not. Members of this category shall be exempted from annual dues and shall receive official publication of the society. They deprived of holding an office150,000
Fellow (FNSPS)Applicant must have obtained a minimum of a Ph.D. degree in any areas of Physical Sciences and have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Applicant must have been an active regular member for a period of 5 consecutive years. Applicants who are already a Life Member (LMNSPS) and already have a Ph.D. in any area of Physical Sciences do not need to fulfill the above conditions.Have right and privilege of an active member. 250,000
Annual due of 10,000 NGN is applicable to all membership categories except LNSPS and Hon. FNSPS. FNSPS who were LNSPS would also be exempted from annual dues. An active member is defined as the member who has paid the current due or is exempted from paying dues. Please note that the whole process of becoming an NSPS member will take about 24-72 hrs. Also, 20% of each membership fee represents the processing fee. So, if a prospective member pays without appropriate requirements/ qualification, the application would be rejected and 80% of the amount paid would be refunded.