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Benefits of Institutional Membership in ASOR

ASOR invites select institutions to join the ASOR consortium. Membership is prestigious, and offers tremendous benefits to the students, faculty, and staff of your college, university, or seminary. If you would like to apply for institutional membership, please have the appropriate official fill out the form and send it to the ASOR office. Please be sure to designate an institutional representative.

Faculty, students, and staff of your member institution will receive the following benefits:

  • Voice and vote at annual membership meeting (through the institutional representative)
  • Subscriptions to ASOR publications for your library (including Near Eastern Archaeology (NEA), Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR), and the Journal of Cuneiform Studies (JCS))
  • Subscription to the ASOR Newsletter (published quarterly) which includes: notices about meetings and events; announcements about scholarships, grants, and fellowships; and reports on current research in the field
  • Discount of 33% on ASOR books purchased by your library
  • Discounts on Annual Meeting registration for students affiliated with your institution
  • Eligibility to apply for ASOR fellowships, grants, and scholarships, including $250 travel grants to attend the ASOR Annual Meeting, $1,000 Platt Fellowships, and $1,000 Heritage Grants
  • Access to fellowships, grants, and scholarships offered by our affiliate Overseas Research Centers in Amman, Jerusalem, and Nicosia
  • Recognition in ASOR publications such as BASOR, NEA, the ASOR Newsletter, and the Annual Meeting Program Book
  • Focus articles on special events, programs, and faculty of institutional member institutions in NEA
  • Quarter page advertisement or announcement (upon request) of special programs of institutional member events once a year in NEA

For more information about becoming an institutional member, please contact the ASOR Office at 617-353-6570 or by email.