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CRITERIA / REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

(Revised per GB Resolution No. 2018-48, dated 01 October 2018)

Candidate for associate membership should meet any of the following criteria / sets of (A or B) requirements. He / she should:

Criteria A:  

1. Have any Bachelor's degree;

2. Must meet the following Requirements* by Category;

*Scientific accomplishments completed in the last 5 years

Category:

Physical and Natural Sciences

  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) refereed scientific publications; OR
  • Author of one (1) unpublished service manual certified by the concerned institute or agency; OR
  • Owner or co-owner of one (1) invention with certificate of registration issued by authorized agency.

Engineering

  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) refereed scientific publications; OR
  • One (1) patented invention; OR
  • Author of one (1) unpublished service manual certified by the concerned institute or agency; OR
  • Two (2) utility models (1 as principal inventor; 1 as co-inventor) with copyright certificate issued by authorized agency. 

Arts and Humanities

  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) comprehensive critical studies published in a refereed journal; OR
  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) comprehensive critical study published as a monograph certified by a third party certifying body* based on categories (e.g. film, music, theater, literary work); OR
  • A comprehensive poetics or critical theory accompanying a body of creative works or arts certified by NCCA.

 * The third party certifying body must be a recognized critic (e.g. for film), academician (with expertise in the field), thesis adviser, recognized bodies (e.g. NCCA, Palanca board of judges) and/or nationally acclaimed experts in the area (e.g.,Magsaysay awardee, Palanca awardee), etc.

Social Sciences

  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) refereed scientific publications; OR
  • Two (2) publications (full paper) in refereed scientifically indexed proceedings; OR
  • Principal author of one (1) or co-author of two (2) textbooks in all levels with copyright and ISBN.

3. Be actively engaged in research and development or design/creative work for the past three (3) years; and

4. Have presented a certification of the research undertaking/s from the head of the agency where they are connected. The certification of past and/or ongoing researches by the nominees as certified by the Agency Head and submitted to NRCP should contain not only a list of titles, but must include abstracts of completed researches. The objectives, accomplishments, and/or progress reports are required for ongoing projects; and

5. Enrolled in a recognized web-issuing H-index rating or an equivalent metrics recommended by the Division and approved by the Governing Board.

Criteria B:

  1. Have a doctoral or master’s degree with research thesis;
  2. Be actively engaged in research and development or design/creative work for the past three (3) years; and
  3. Have presented a certification of research undertaking/s from the head of the agency where they are connected. The certification of past and/or ongoing researches by the nominees as certified by the Agency Head and submitted to NRCP should contain not only a list of titles, but must include abstracts of completed researches. The objectives, accomplishments, and/or progress reports are required for ongoing projects; and
  4. Enrolled in a recognized web-issuing H-index rating or an equivalent metrics recommended by the Division and approved by the Governing Board.

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CRITERIA / REQUIREMENTS FOR REGULAR MEMBERSHIP

(Revised per GB Resolution No. 2018-75, dated 15 October 2018)

Candidates for regular membership should meet any of the following requirements:

Criteria A:

  1. Be an active associate member of good standing for at least one (1) year from the date of approval;
  2. Be actively engaged in research/original design/creative work for the past three (3) years (nominee must present a certification of research undertaking signed by the head or supervisor of the agency where he/she is connected;
  3. Must have an H-index of at least 4, or an equivalent metric for the Arts and Humanities;
  4. Must meet the following set of requirements, as appropriate, after having been approved as an Associate Member:

 Category:

Physical and Natural Sciences

  • Principal author of two (2) or co-author of four (4) ISI or Scopus indexed scientific articles; or
  • Author of two (2) agency-approved service manuals certified by the concerned institute  or agency; or
  • Two (2) new inventions produced (owner or co-owner with certificate of registration) from relevant agency.

Engineering

  • Principal author of two (2) or co-author of four (4) ISI or Scopus indexed scientific articles; or
  • Author of two (2) agency approved service manuals certified by the concered institute or agency; or
  • One (1) patented invention; or
  • Two (2) utility models granted with copyright certificate

 Arts and Humanities

Proof of research output as:

1. Publication

  • Author of at least three (3) ciritical studies published in a refereed journal; or
  • Author of a monograph; or
  • Author of a book of critical studies/ book of creative works; or

2. Performance / Choreography / Direction

  • Two (2) solo performances or main actor in two (2) dramatic presentatios; or
  • Chreographer of at least four (4) dance performances; or
  • Director/Producer of at least two (2) plays or one (1) film; or
  • Director/Main Performer in a concert/recital; and
  • Certification by a third party certifying body*

3. Design /  Exhibition

  • Designer or architect of an innovative building / urban structure with working drawings featured in architecture magazines; OR
  • Designer of at least two innovative industrial products; OR
  • Solo artist with at least two exhibitions in a recognized gallery or museum; AND
  • Certification by a third party certifying body*

 * The third party certifying body must be a recognized critic (e.g. for film), academician (with expertise in the field), thesis adviser, recognized bodies (e.g. NCCA, Palanca board of judges) and/or nationally acclaimed experts in the area (e.g. Magsaysay awardee, Palanca awardee), etc.

 Social Sciences

  • Principal author of two (2) or co-author of four (4) scientific refereed publications; OR
  • Principal author of two (2) or co-author of four (4) publications in refereed proceedings; OR
  • Author or co-author of two (2) text books in all levels with copyright and ISBN

 Criteria B:

1. In exceptional cases and upon recommendation of the division concerned, all of the above requirements are waived for:

An associate member who wins an outstanding research/original design/creative work from a prestigious international or national award giving bodies as approved by the Governing Board.

2. The recommendee must have an H-index of at least 4 or an equivalent metric for the Arts and Humanities.

Special Provision

The President is authorized to approve applications for regular membership of Outstanding Young Scientists, Academicians and National Scientists of the National Academy of Science and Technology, National Artists of the National Commission of Culture and the Arts, university scientists, active members of the Scientific Career System; and recipients of the Balik Scientist Program and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Republica Award.

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