Special Dues Categories
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Discounts of 50% off of ACS national dues are available to undergraduates who have received their bachelor's degree in a chemical science, and who are going on to graduate school within 12 months of graduation.
Members with Family Responsibility
ACS members in good standing who elect to discontinue full-time professional employment because of long-term obligations as a family-care provider are entitled to a 50% discount on ACS national dues.
ACS members in the U.S. Armed Forces or other area of national service on temporary, full-time duty for a year or more are eligible for a 50% discount on ACS national dues for each year of service for up to four years.
Spouses of ACS members may request a reduction of their ACS national dues equivalent to the previous year's allocation for C&EN in lieu of one C&EN subscription. This reduction may be applied to the cost of another journal subscription.
ACS members who have 30 or more years of paid membership and are retired from full-time professional employment qualify for a 50% discount off of ACS national dues.
In addition to the categories previously listed, ACS grants the following dues waivers:
For ACS members who have 35 years or more of paid ACS membership, are retired from full-time professional employment, and are over the age of 70 qualify. Emeritus members must indicate continued interest in membership annually and may be asked to pay division and/or local section dues.
ACS members in good standing who become unemployed and are seeking full-time professional employment may be eligible to have their ACS national dues waived.
ACS national dues may be waived for disabled members who have paid ACS dues for more than ten years, have been disabled for one year and can provide proof of disability. Requests must be made annually (proof not required after first year).