Membership

                                                           New Individual Membership

We  welcome new members in the society with excitement and warmth. The society is open to anyone with interest in Astronomy!

Membership benefits includes:

  • Opportunities to connect with fellow astronomers and friends
  • Opportunities for professional development in Astronomy in Botswana and
  • elsewhere
  • Access to society events such as public talks, seminars and outreach
  • Invitation to annual fun social events
  • Members-only networking events with regional universities and organizations
  • Invitation to local, regional, and International Astronomy conferences

As a member, your responsibilities are:

  • To actively participate in meetings and events regularly (at least half the
  • advertised society events annually)
  • To volunteer, when available, at community outreach events
  • To provide clear and timely communication in response to meeting and/or
  • event invitations
  • To maintain professional conduct by treating fellow members with respect and
  • courtesy
  • To help maintain a positive, friendly environment necessary for all members to
  • learn and grow
  • To pay membership dues on time
  • To be an ambassador for ASB and promote Astronomy education
  • To recruit new members for the society

 

MEMBERSHIP FEE PER ANNUM (Membership year is from 1st September to 31st August)

Student = P50

Ordinary Membership = P150

Corporate Membership = P2500

Life Membership = P2500

 

How to Join 

Simply navigate to the Membership Application Form at the bottom of the page and fill in your details. After you fill in the form, send it to gihan.ilangakoon@gmail.com. Kindly fill in all the required fields. After your information has been submitted, we will contact you to acknowledge receiving your membership details.  If you encounter any problems with the membership form, Please send us an email via the website contact feedback form.

Scan a signed copy of this form and send a PDF version to ASB Treasurer at j.david.slater@gmail.com

Please type, use capitals, or print clearly.

 

Alternatively, the form should be completed, signed, and sent to:

 

The Treasurer,

Astronomical Society of Botswana

P O Box 403286

Gaborone

Botswana

 

Once we receive your application and process your payment (typically a two-week process), your contact information is entered into our in-house database.

 

For inquiries contact: Badisa (+267) 71903623 or Gihan 75981257 or send an email to  j.david.slater@gmail.com