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Benefits of Membership

Student Stipends

Serve as Student monitor during TMS, ASM Conferences and receive stipend of US$20 per session.

Travel Grants

Eligibility to claim $500 travel grants (for Chapter) twice in an year (one by TMS and another one by ASM headquarters).


Unmatched networking opportunities for internships, job-opportunities and post-doctoral research.

Portal Access

Access to ASM Handbooks on the student website portal.

Conference Grants

Eligibility to apply for individual travel grant (up to US$ 500) to attend their conferences.


Eligibility to participate in various competitions.


The membership of this organization shall be open to all students, staff, administrators, and alumni of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, who unite to promote their common interests. The membership fees are $15 payable per annum. To register fill the membership form and submit it to any of our office bearers. You could also register online by clicking signup below.

Become a Materials Advantage member today!

For $15/year, students in materials science and engineering programme can join Material Advantage, a joint program between four professional societies serving the materials community. Students receive membership in all four societies as well as special conference rates, magazine subscriptions, travel grants, publications discounts, and more. Here are some links to help you learn more about the membership.

Note : A student member cannot be suspended or be limited to certain privileges of membership because of his/her inability to pay dues. In a semester, MA at needs a mandatory attendance of two meetings for members and four meetings for committee members. Members have the right to resign from the office or the organization.