Nearly 20% of NSBE members reside outside of the U.S. and Canada. That number has been growing each year, because NSBE’s mission is truly global. Global engineering talent is vital to our society, and NSBE is leading the way with development of a pipeline to diversify and maximize that talent. Join us to become a part of NSBE’s movement.

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Membership Eligibility

Anyone with an interest in furthering NSBE’s mission is eligible for membership. Even if you do not have a background in engineering or other STEM fields, you can still become an Affiliate member. 

The International membership type does not apply to international students attending college within the U.S. or Canada.

Membership Dues

International members in the NSBE Jr., Collegiate or Professional categories do not pay dues, however, they must join NSBE and continue to renew their membership to remain active.

 Individuals living outside of the U.S. and Canada are eligible for all of the membership types at no cost:

There may be additional chapter and regional dues you have to pay to be considered a fully active member. If you choose not to be affiliated with a chapter in your local area, you will be considered a member “At-Large," classified by your geographical region. Members At-Large receive the same national benefits as those who belong to a chapter.

The NSBE membership year spans Aug. 1–July 31.

Membership Benefits

As a NSBE member, you can receive product and service benefits such as: 


If you have any questions, please contact NSBE's Membership and Registration team at

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