Membership of Edinburgh Geological Society is open to everyone
Download the brochure to the right to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member. It’s easy to join – choose your category, and fill in the online form on this page. You can pay your first membership fee by bank transfer (preferred option) or by cheque. Contact the Membership Secretary if you have any questions about how to pay (particularly if you live overseas) and for our account details.
Our subscription session runs from 1 October – 30 September. Members joining after 1st July in a session gain three months free membership and do not have to pay to renew their membership until 1 October of the following year.
Gift Aid Declaration – Important Information I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) will reclaim on my donations for that tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand the charity will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give on or after 6 April 2008.
Please notify the Society if you wish to cancel your Gift Aid declaration (e.g. you no longer pay enough tax on your income and/or capital gains or if you change your name or home address.
Note If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self-Assessment form or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.
EGS Membership Fees
The Society has the following Membership categories: – Ordinary Fellow: £20 per year – Family Fellow: £10 per year One other adult living at the same address as an Ordinary Fellow. – Senior Fellow: £10 per year An Ordinary Fellow who has attained the age of sixty. Senior Fellows do not receive the Scottish Journal of Geology. – Junior Associate: Free (electronic mailing) Available to persons under 23 years of age at the beginning of the session, or undertaking full-time education during the session. – Glasgow Associate: £10 per year Ordinary members of the Glasgow Geological Society.
Overseas Members Only – contact the Membership Secretary to pay your subscription using PayPal.
The Edinburgh Geological Society
The Edinburgh Geological Society is one of the UK’s foremost geological societies, whose aim is to promote public interest in geology and the advancement of geological knowledge. We are a friendly and informal organisation with a wide range of members of varied backgrounds and interests.