Members

Honorary members

Honorary Membership may be granted to a Full Member whom the Society wishes to honour by reason of meritorious services rendered to, and for the realisation of the objectives of, the Society or by reason of his eminence in science.


Full members

Full membership is limited to persons practicing or who have practised, a soil science profession and who hold a four-year degree or its recognized equivalent in soil science, or persons who have been practising a soil science profession for at least three years and who hold a four-year degree or its recognised equivalent in the natural science, subject to approval of the application by the Council.


Associate members

Associate Membership is limited to persons with acceptable academic or technical qualifications or appropriate experience and who have practised a soil science profession for at least three years, subject to approval of the application by the Council.


Student members

Student Membership is limited to full-time registered students of a university or technicon who do not qualify for Associate of Full Membership, subject to approval of the application by the Council.


Institutional members

Institutional Membership may at the discretion of the Council, be granted to an institution or organisation.


Retired members

Retired Membership may at the discretion of the Council, be granted to Full Members that have retired from their work.


Membership provide

  • Members in good standing claim SACNASP CPD points just for being a member.
  • Assistance on gathering CPD points.
  • Receive notice of CPD-registered courses.
  • Receive notifications, newsletters and publications of the society, and may attend annual general meetings.
  • Members get FREE subscription to the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS).
  • FREE subscription to SA Journal of Plant & Soil.
  • DISCOUNTED rates for the annual Combined Congress.
  • DISCOUNTED SSSSA-branded items and entry into competitions.

  • How to apply

    Email the completed document to admin@soils.co.za or post the completed the form to:
    The Secretary, SSSSA, P.O.Box 13429, Noordstad, 9302, South Africa

    Contact Nancy Nortje for more information on:
    admin@soils.co.za
    Office: 051 401 9046
    Cell: 083 389 0543