MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

Virologists all over the world are free to apply to join us. So if you are a Virologist or a student of virology or you love virology then consider joining NSV and benefit from its numerous activities.

The membership application process can all be completed online. The form should be completed without any attachment and the appropriate payment made. Documents and passport picture shall only be required for verification upon approval of membership.

The following shall be provided for each member:
Letter of acceptance
Certificate of membership
Membership ID
Subsidized conference fees
Access to NSV research facilities and resource room
Study grants
Research information
Employment information, etc.

REGISTRATION FEES

Fellowship Class: Registration-Thirty thousand naira ($85.0 USD) plus annual dues of eight thousand naira ($25.0 USD).
Full member class: Application fees: Twelve thousand naira ($35.0 USD) plus annual dues of six thousand naira ($20.0 USD).
Associate Member class: Application fees: Eight thousand naira ($25.0 USD) plus annual dues of four thousand naira ($15.0 USD).
Student Member: Application fees: five thousand naira only ($18.0 USD). No payment of annual dues.

PAYMENT CHANNELS

  • ONLINE PAYMENT

    Cheques or money orders should be crossed and made payable in the name of the Nigerian Society for Virology.


  • CHEQUES

    Cheques or money orders should be crossed and made payable in the name of the Nigerian Society for Virology.


  • DIRECT PAYMENT

    Direct transfer or cash payment into the accounts of the Nigerian Society for Virology held with UBA (Account number: 102 074 4905 for payment in naira and 300 238 9230 for payment in dollars). The sort code for UBA is 033070942.

Classes of Membership

We provide a wide range of services

01. FELLOW

Fellowship is the major milestone in the professional career of a virologist. A person may be admitted into the fellowship class of membership and earn the right to use FNSVir after his name and enjoy the additional prestige that comes with it.

Applicants in this category must have a minimum of ten years of cognate post qualification experience, or must have attained the status of a Professor, Chief lecturer/ Researcher or its equivalent. All applicants must be of good general character and conduct, as testified by two referees.

Admission to Fellowship shall be by application in accordance with the procedures to be determined by the Membership Committee Council as specified in the bylaws.

Registration cost Thirty thousand naira only ($85.0 USD) plus annual dues of eight thousand naira only ($25.0 USD).

02. FULL MEMBER

A full member must have a post graduate qualification in Virology or at least three years past his/her professional degree (FNMC, FRCPath, Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., MPH, M.Sc. Or equivalent experience).

Full member status can also be accorded to persons with a master’s degree in virology or Microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology or other related fields.

Persons with a track record of publications in virology or extensive working experience in Microbiology, biotechnology, molecular biology or biochemistry may also be accorded full membership status.

A person admitted into the full class of membership and shall earn the right to use MNSVir after his name.

Each application shall be evaluated on its merit.

Application fees: Twelve thousand naira ($35.0 USD) plus annual dues of six thousand naira only ($20.0 USD).

03. ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Associate membership shall be awarded to individuals in training positions in virology (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or equivalent) actively engaged in virology research or teaching.

Application fees: Eight thousand naira ($25.0 USD) plus annual dues of four thousand naira only ($15.0 USD).

04. STUDENT MEMBER

We encourage undergraduate and graduate students to take up membership of NSV as there will find it very fulfilling. We accept, medical, Veterinary, Microbiology, biotechnology, Genetics and biotechnology, Molecular biology, Biochemistry and Science laboratory technology majors as student members. We have several benefits for our student members.

Application fees: five thousand naira only ($18.0 USD). No payment of annual dues.

05. Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellowship is awarded by the NSV to individuals as recognition for their outstanding contributions to the field of virology. Honorary Fellows are entitled to use the letters FNSVir (Hon) after their names.

Fellows (Distinguished overseas members).

NSV may on special occasions admit (by invitation) distinguished overseas members of the Fellowship of the Society. They will be exempted from the payment of entrance fees, annual subscription and any other levies that may be imposed by NSV. Fellows are entitled to use the letters FNSVir after their names.

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