Undergraduate and 16+ student membership

"I joined the BNA as an undergraduate member to be a part of the neuroscience community, not only in the UK but internationally as well through FENS.  It means a lot to me that I'm able to help advance and raise awareness of neuroscience and its importance to us all".
- Elena Toma, BNA undergraduate member

With over 1000 student members, the BNA has a big role in supporting neuroscience students to grow within neuroscience and beyond.  Examples of ways that BNA membership can grow your enjoyment of neuroscience and develop your career:

Reduced registration

Reduced registration

Heavily reduced fees for BNA events, including the Festivals of Neuroscience

Prizes and funding

Prizes and funding

Eligibility for prizes, bursaries, & roles such as LGSR or Committee member

Printed Bulletin

Printed Bulletin

The BNA Bulletin, full of neuro news & research, delivered direct to your door

Networking

Networking

Get the chance to meet big names in neuroscience!

Careers

Careers

Learn about career paths following a neuroscience degree, in academia or beyond

Global community

Global community

Free membership of Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

Join online today - from less than £1 a month


Eligibility criteria

Minimum age of 16. Qualifying students need to be undertaking, or preparing to undertake, any bioscience degree in a recognised university or Higher Education Institution.

Includes medical students studying for a 5 or 6 year medical degree. 

Proof of student status, valid for up to six years, will be required in order to prove eligibility. This can be a photo, pdf or other document of, for example, your student ID card, a letter from your school, or enrollment information. You will be asked to upload this during the online application procedure.  Don't worry if you haven't got this to hand! - you can still submit an application form, and then send proof of student status to us afterwards. 

Full list of benefits

Our core membership benefits for undergraduates are listed below.

Alongside our core benefits, we also offer a range of special member incentives such as competitions, prize draws and discounts throughout the year - please look out for these notifications in the member eBulletin and via our social media channels! 

Cost:

  • £11 per year if paid by Direct Debit (tick the box 'Pay by Direct Debit' at the beginning of the joining form)
  • £12 per year if paid by credit/debit card

Be part of a respected national academic society that represents UK neuroscience nationally and internationally