Student Membership 

TMS is a partner in the Material Advantage student membership program, which allows students to access the technical resources, scholarship and grant money, and networking opportunities of four materials-related societies for a single membership fee. The Material Advantage program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and includes membership in the following societies: 
  • TMS
  • The American Ceramic Society
  • ASM International
  • Association for Iron & Steel Technology

Any student currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution majoring in the field of materials science and engineering or a related engineering discipline is eligible to join Material Advantage. Please note that all undergraduate and graduate students wishing to join TMS will become Material Advantage student members. There is no individual TMS student membership program.

For more information on the Material Advantage program, including student chapter information and programs offered by TMS’s partner societies, visit the Material Advantage website.

Dues


 Annual Material Advantage
Membership dues
$30 

Apply for Membership

You can fill out the online Material Advantage membership form or download the PDF membership application and return the completed form to TMS.

TMS Membership Benefits

As a Material Advantage student member, you will have access to the following benefits from TMS:

Read Journals, Publications, and Online Libraries

  • Receive three print issues of JOM per year (Material Advantage students receive 12 print journals per year, three issues from each of the four member societies' journals)
  • Access full electronic subscriptions to the following TMS journals:​
    • Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation
    • JOM, the TMS member journal
    • Journal of Electronic Materials
    • Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy
    • Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, B, and E
  • Read electronic subscriptions to 20 additional journals published by Springer 
  • Save with a 20% discount off the list price on TMS books and e-books purchased through Springer, plus 20% off all English language books and e-books published by Springer
  • Access the TMS Member Library and the AIME Digital Library
  • Download the Professional Engineer Exam Study Guide at no cost

Build a Network ​

  • Join a TMS technical committee 
  • Register at the discounted student rate for the TMS Annual Meeting, MS&T, and other select TMS conferences and events
  • Search for colleagues and include your contact information in the online TMS Membership Directory

Access Professional Resources​

  • Consult a regularly updated listing of U.S. government funding opportunities related to minerals, metals, and materials research
  • Save on registration for select professional development events and webinars
  • Receive preferential resume placement in the TMS Career Center

Additional Membership Opportunities

  • Purchase a discounted subscription to OneMine, the online global mining and minerals library
For information on additional benefits available from TMS’s partner societies in the Material Advantage program, visit the Material Advantage website.

Contact Us

We would be happy to assist you in completing the Material Advantage membership application process. Please contact a TMS membership representative by e-mail or by phone at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241.