Grades of SAE Membership
There are six grades of membership in SAE:
Anyone whose affiliation supports the objectives of SAE but does not meet the requirements for Member grade.
Established engineers, scientists, and other professionals who have a qualified college or university degree in engineering; or have the required equivalent years of technical education and professional technical experience; or have distinguished service and noteworthy accomplishments. Individuals with a Member grade are entitled to vote on matters submitted to a vote of the membership.
This grade is composed of the Past Presidents of SAE.
Joint members are members from organizations with which SAE has a joint membership agreement.
Changing Your Grade From Associate to Member
Learn about the new levels of membership!