We are pleased to offer a new Associate membership category for students of recognized post-secondary institutions, beginning with the 2024 membership term. Joining GRIC as a student will offer an excellent introduction to the fields of government relations and public affairs through numerous mentorship opportunities and educational events.

The annual fee for a Student Associate membership is $50.00 (plus applicable taxes). Proof of enrollment at a recognized post-secondary institution must be submitted in order to be granted a Student Associate membership, and must show full-time enrollment for each year the individual is applying for as a GRIC Student Associate or renewing their Student Associate membership.

Check out the benefits of a Student Associate membership with GRIC.

  Student Associate Membership Full Membership
(yearly individual membership)
$50.00 + applicable taxes $318.00 + applicable taxes
Access to Mentorship Opportunities Included with membership Included with membership
Access to Educational Events Included with membership Included with membership
Access to Networking Events GRIC Non-Member Fee GRIC Member Fee

Participation in GRIC Committees

May join any committee, excluding Legislative Affairs Committee May join any committee
Voting Rights No Yes

How to Become a Student Associate Member

To join GRIC as a Student Associate member, please visit the Join GRIC page to fill out an application and upload your proof of enrollment. Once submitted, Student Associate membership applications will have a ‘pending’ status, until the application and proof of enrollment are formally reviewed by GRIC. Student Associate memberships will become active following this review.