Membership / Donation Information

MEMBERSHIP

If you are a professional astronomer, astrophysicist, a student studying astronomy or related fields, or an enthusiast with a keen interest in astronomy, we invite you to become a member of the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP). Membership to the Society means affiliation with the Philippines' leading scientific community promoting astronomy and related sciences.

The Astronomical League of the Philippines is the country's most prestigious and respected astronomical organization for professional and non-academically prepared astronomers. Established in 2003, the Society's main objective is to foster observational astronomy, astronomical imaging and instrumentation, and the development of astronomy education and research in the country.

Membership to the Society is open to any individual who is interested in the science of Astronomy and related fields, such as observational astronomy, imaging and instrumentation techniques, astronomy education, and advanced astrophysics & cosmology.

Types of Membership

  1. Regular Members

    Professional and non-academically prepared astronomers who have met the qualifications set forth by the Society and have paid the annual dues for the current year.

     

  2. Honorary Members

    The Society confers honorary membership to deserving individuals who have contributed to the advancement of astronomy, both locally and internationally.

 

DONATIONS

Donations to the Astronomical League of the Philippines is always welcome  as it helps the organization to have more funds and resources to further promote astronomy interest in the Philippines. Since ALP is a non stock, non profit SEC (Security and Exchange Commission) registered organization, the organization only has its membership fees to help sustain its goals and causes thus a donation , either in cash or in kind, is always a welcome note.

For financial donations, a cash or check deposit in Philippine Peso currency can be made through:

Name of Bank: Banco de Oro - Quintin Paredes Branch
Savings Account Number : 000570221811
Account Name: Astronomical League of the Philippines , Inc.
   
Name of Bank : Asia United Bank- Binondo Branch
Savings Account Number 046-01-890017-0
Account Name: Astronomical League of the Philippines , Inc.
   
For other bank deposit options inquiry please contact ALP President / Chairman James Kevin Ty for details.

For foreign currency donations , you may  opt to use Paypal as a safe method of sending your donations to ALP. To use PayPal you can simply use your credit-card information, or you can open your own PayPal account for free. By opening your account you can do business not only with the Astronomical League of the Philippines, but with any of the millions of businesses that use PayPal.  Please contact ALP President / Chairman James Kevin Ty for paypal details.

For donations in kind (i.e. Telescopes, binoculars, books, etc.),  please contact ALP President / Chairman James Kevin Ty for more details on how you can forward them to us.

 

Membership Benefits

As a member of the society, you will be given access to the Member's Section of the ALP website where the monthly newsletter, ALPha, and issues of the Philippine Journal of Astronomy can be downloaded. Members are also regularly updated with society activities, such as monthly meetings and stargazing events, through SMS and group mailing list.

As an institutional member of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, ALP members also have free access to the quarterly issues of The Strolling Astronomer, Journal of the ALPO.

Lastly, being a member of the Astronomical League of the Philippines means participating in the country's leading scientific community promoting astronomy and related sciences.

For membership details, please contact Mr. James Kevin Ty.

For membership renewals, you may remit your membership fees to the above mentioned bank accounts and email bank deposit details or send a scanned deposit slip to Mr. James Kevin Ty.

 

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