Associate Membership is open to qualifying individuals not eligible for Membership or Student membership. Graduates of a college of acceptable standards whose employment is associated with geology may apply for election as an Associate member.
The Executive Committee may waive degree requirements if in its judgment an applicant has adequate professional experience and has attained standing in the profession.
Associate members are eligible for AAPG’s graduated dues system based upon the individual’s ability to pay.
At any time an Associate member meets the criteria for Member status, he or she may transfer to Member.