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Institutional Memberships

Institutional Members consist of colleges and/or universities that offer undergraduate and/or graduate electronic media courses and curricula.

Rates: Institutional Membership rates are based on the highest degree granted within your department.

All Memberships are based on the calendar year, January through December.

$140- Two-year Institution                         $190 – BA-granting Institution
$240- MA-granting Institution                    $265- PhD-granting Institution


Form a BEA Student Club at your school

Member Benefits Include:

FREE Undergraduate Student Membership when you renew/join institutional membership, applicable for full-time undergraduate students only. When your membership becomes active, we’ll send a unique discount code.

This year BEA is awarding $27,000 in  Scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are available only to study at a BEA institutional member.

Publications/Subscriptions: BEA publishes three journals:
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JOBEM) – A quarterly, peer-reviewed publication.  Members receive a hard-copy of the journal.
Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM) – A bi-annual, peer-reviewed publication – a hard-copy subscription is available for $14 each year and can be added to your membership.
Journal of Media Education (JoME) – A quarterly & editor-reviewed publication (only available online).
Members may select one complimentary Taylor & Francis journal & receive a 20% discount on all Taylor & Francis books and journals.

Research Awards/Grants and creative competitions are available through our paper competitions, Festival of Media Arts, Distinguished Education Service AwardLifetime Achievement in Scholarship Award, Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award, and the New Faculty Research Grant.

Discounted sponsorship, advertising and exhibit rates at BEA’s annual convention. (BEA conventions are co-located with the NAB Show in Las Vegas every April) and BEA’s Classified section.

BEA’s Online Membership Directory with over 2,000 faculty, colleges/universities and students.

E-Newsletters will keep you posted on deadlines & events, training opportunities, grants, scholarships, conventions, equipment & software manufacturers, multimedia and publishing organizations.