How Can You Join?
In order to become a member, you will need to complete an application, be sponsored by 3 current members, and then
fax,email, or mail the completed application to Colleen Daddino (SCC Membereship Coordinator at national) along with
membership dues for the first year. Ifyou have any questions, Please contact a member of the board for more information.
are available by download by the link below
SCC Membership Application 2013
$140.00 - General Membership
- National Affiliate Status
$70.00 - Junior membership
General Membership is available to persons engaged
in scientific or technical work in the cosmetics and toiletries industry or in related governmental or academic areas, who
have earned a Bachelor's Degree in the chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological or related sciences and technology.
In addition, those working in a technical capacity within the industry for at least five years, who have completed two years
in a recognized related academic program are eligible, as those who may lack sufficient academic background, but who have
worked in a technical capacity in the cosmetic science industry for at least ten years.
Available to persons
interested in the objectives of the Society, but not qualified for General Membership. National Affiliates are entitled to
all membership privileges, except that they may not vote or hold elected office within the Society or its Chapters.
Available to persons under 30
years of age who hold appropriate degrees in science, and who are pursuing a post graduate degree. Junior Members
are entitled to all membership privileges, except that they may not vote or hold elected office within the Society or its
Chapters. Half dues.
Available to fully matriculated
undergraduate students, under the age of 24, who are in a scientific program at recognized colleges and universities.
Student members are entitled to all membership privileges, except that they may not vote or hold elected office within the
Society or its Chapters. Reduced dues.
member who has reached the age of 65 years and who has been a dues paying member in good standing for 25 years may request
to be nominated for transfer to Emeritus Membership status. Upon approval by the Board of Directors, such members shall be
entitled to all privileges of a General Member for life, with exemption from payment of dues, except that they are not eligible
for election as an Officer or Director within the Society.
member who has retired from the cosmetic industry and is over 55 years of age, and has been a dues paying member in good standing
for 15 years, may apply for Retired Membership status. Upon acceptance, Retired members are entitled to all privileges of
a General Member, except that they may not hold elected office within the Society or its Chapters. Half dues.
members who have achieved full maturity in the profession, as evidenced by a record of outstanding achievement and leadership
may be elected a Fellow of the Society by the Board of Directors upon recommendation by the Fellow Certification Committee
by the Board of Directors to individuals for distinguished service to the Industry.