NSSGA Student Chapter Benefits
NSSGA Student Chapter membership has many benefits! Joining (or starting) a student chapter is an essential step in your career in the aggregates industry.
Participation in a student chapter exposes you to numerous networking opportunities. Connect with students in other schools through NSSGA’s eCommunity, an online idea-sharing and collaboration site. Meet aggregates industry professionals through chapter field trips and guest speakers, and mingle with industry leaders at NSSGA events.
Student members can take advantage of lots of discounts on events, publications and products, including student registration rates for NSSGA’s Annual Convention, AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, and discounted student price of $25 on the popular Aggregates Handbook, Second Edition.
Student Members-Only Perks
Get complimentary student members-only access to NSSGA’s AGG1 Online webinar series, a student jobs board, NSSGA’s online libraries, a free online subscription to Digital Aggregate publication, and a complimentary chapter subscription to Stone, Sand and Gravel REVIEW magazine.
NSSGA offers several scholarships for students interested in a career in the aggregates industry, including the annual Barry K. Wendt Memorial Scholarship and NSSGA Excellence in Student Programs scholarships.
Student Chapter Financial Assistance
To facilitate student chapter activities and maximize student participation, NSSGA will offer the following financial assistance to active student chapters:
Student Chapter Setup Assistance
Once a student chapter’s application is accepted, the chapter will receive $500 to be used for its initial setup costs, including supplies, marketing and promotions.
Registration Fee Assistance
Each active student chapter will receive up to five complimentary NSSGA Student Experience package registrations to NSSGA’s Annual Convention and AGG1 Academy & Expo (or CONEXPO-CON/AGG every third year).
NSSGA will provide travel assistance for students for travel to and from NSSGA events. Students will be reimbursed at a rate of $0.50 per mile per student. Total reimbursement is capped at $1000 per chapter per academic year.