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

Material Advantage


Annual Material Advantage Membership dues

TMS and Material Advantage provide numerous opportunities for learning and connecting with others

-Jarrett Loseke,
TMS Light Metals Division
Scholarship Award Recipient

Membership Benefits

As a Material Advantage student member, you will have access to the majority of the technical and professional resources listed on the TMS Member Benefits web page, as well to scholarships and resources provided by TMS and the three other Material Advantage partner societies. Visit the Material Advantage website for a full listing of member benefits available from all four societies and view the TMS Member Benefits Chart to see exactly which TMS benefits are accessible to students.

Am I Eligible for Membership in the Material Advantage Student Program?

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.

Questions About TMS Membership?

We would be happy to assist you in choosing the appropriate membership level and in completing the TMS membership application or reinstatement process. Please contact the TMS Membership Team by email or by phone at 1-800-759-4867 (U.S. and Canada only) or 1-724-776-9000 (all other countries). Press ‘1’ to speak to a membership representative.