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By becoming an individual AIYS member, you help support research fellowships for Yemeni and American scholars, research workshops in Yemen, heritage projects in Yemen and the outreach efforts of AIYS in social media and our main website. You also have voting rights for election of At-Large Board members. When available again, AIYS members may use the facilitative services provided by the AIYS office in Sanaa, and may request lodging in the AIYS hostel in Sanaa. The Sanaa office is currently closed for foreign researchers until further notice.

Annual Membership Fees

 • Members - $35 or $90 for 3 years

( Provides full voting rights for board members and access to AIYS office in Sanaa, when available.)

 • Students and Retired Professors - $10

( Provides full voting rights for board members and access to AIYS office in Sanaa, when available.)

• Institutional Members  - $150

(This gives the institution an AIYS representative with voting rights at the annual AIYS Board Meeting.)
 • Associate Institutional Membership  - $75
(Associate Institutional Membership is available to any non-USA academic institution worldwide with an interest in Yemeni Studies. A representative of the Associate Institutional Membership may attend the annual Board Meeting as a non-voting member. All proceeds from this Associate Institutional Membership shall go directly into the special Al-Eryani fund for Yemeni scholars’ fellowships in Yemen. The Associate Institutional Member shall be listed on the AIYS webiste. )

• Patrons - $250 and up

(This is for anyone who wants to support the work of the institute in Yemen. All proceeds will be used only for research projects and AIYS activities in Yemen).
• Yemeni Scholars , Professors and Students in Yemen - free

(This provides free membership for three years in AIYS and access to the AIYS library and functions in Yemen when available. If you are a Yemeni scholar or student, please email either the AIYS President or the Resident Director with your name and a brief biographical statement of your interests.)

Online payments are made through the AIYS Act Blue Site.

If you want to pay through the mail, please fill out the membership form to the right.


Because of restrictions on negotiating foreign-origin U.S. dollar checks, persons

paying from abroad should use a foreign-origin check in U.S. dollars only if the

bank has -- and the check shows -- both an ABA number and a bank transit number.

Alternative modes for international payment that do seem to work include

direct electronic transfer from bank to bank, International Postal Money Order,

and Western Union Money Order. To mail your application, payment by check

or postal money order, drawn in U.S. dollars payable to AIYS,

should be sent along with a printed membership form to:

American Institute for Yemeni Studies

c/o Council of American Overseas Research Centers

PO Box 37012, MRC 178

Washington, D.C. 20013-7012.

Donate to the Work of AIYS

Membership fees and tax-deductible contributions over the years have supported AIYS in its continuous growth and helped it to enlarge and adapt the programs that support American research in Yemen. Today they are needed more than ever to support specific purposes such as the AIYS library, the fellowship program for Yemeni citizens, supporting our Yemeni staff, supporting the arts in Yemen, or contributing to our US scholarship funds. Your contribution will be of great help in sustaining these efforts.

Or choose a specific fund...

 Abdulkarim Al-Eryani Scholarship Fund                                                

AIYS is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization exempt from taxes under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code (Federal EIN # 36- 2979533). Voluntary contributions to aid in AIYS' work are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law and will be gratefully accepted and acknowledged.

You may donate online by submitting the online donation form and pay the online (including credit card) options, or by becoming a Patron Member.


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Membership Form for AIYS

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