Membership Options

The OCS has a wide membership base with members spread around the world. We have a variety of membership options that all give the following benefits:

  • Apply for our student research funding through our annual award sponsored by Passions of Paradise*

  • Attend our annual society conference

  • Apply for student travel grants to attend our conference*

  • Access to the OCS mailing list where members share new research, news articles, important announcements and job advertisements from external institutions

  • Access to the OCS quarterly newsletter with articles written by our members and executive council

Memberships renewals are due in June

* Students must be a member for at least 6 months to be considered for awards

There are four membership options:

  • 1 year membership ($40 AUD)

  • 3 year membership ($100 AUD)

  • ** 1 year student membership ($20 AUD)

  • ***1 year developing country membership ($20 AUD) 


** Proof of student status required. Please send a copy of your student ID to


*** Eligible countries can be found here.