Early Career Membership: (£30 per annum Jan-Dec) is open to all registered students of soil science and its allied disciplines* plus graduates with a recognised honours degree in soil science or related scientific subjects* but with less than 5 years professional experience. Early career members will be working towards Full membership by gaining knowledge and experience in relevant disciplines through on-going professional training and development or studying for a Post Graduate degree. You will need to supply BSSS with your first qualification graduation date to enter this category for the maximum five year period.
*e.g. environmental science, pedology, pedometrics, microbiology, physics, chemistry, biology etc.
Proof of student status or graduation date must be provided on application as we are unable to process your application without it.
For Student status this should be in the form of a letter (on Institution headed notepaper) from your Supervisor, Head of Department or Registry, and must show the expected expiry date of your course. Alternatively an electronic copy of your student card clearly showing the expiry date is also acceptable.
For Graduates with a recognised honours degree then conformation of your granduation date is required.
Both can be scanned and sent by email.