Requirements for Student Membership

In addition to dues payment, additional support documentation must be submitted as outlined in the SQA Membership Brochure. Submit documentation via e-mail to, via fax at +1 434.977.1856 or via mail to Society of Quality Assurance, 154 Hansen Road, Suite 201, Charlottesville, VA  22911 USA.  

Student Membership

Effective: 1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019 (dues are not prorated) 
Applicants for Student membership must be actively pursuing their undergraduate, post graduate, doctorate degree, or enrolled in a school of professional studies related to scientific research.

Student Member Application (PDF)

Documentation Required

(Send to address above)

Verification of enrollment as a full-time student (or equivalent in a graduate program) in an accredited college or university. Submit one (1) of the following:

  • Signed letter from Department Chair/Advisor (see letter template) OR
  • Signature of Department Chair/Advisor and information on the hard copy student membership application form

    NOTE: Documentation of enrollment and written verification of student status must be submitted with a completed application each year for renewal. 

Application Review 

All Student Member applications are reviewed by the SQA Ethics and Membership Credentials Committee and the SQA Board of Directors and take 4-6 weeks, from date all documentation is received, to be processed.