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Become a QRCA Member

QRCA is a global association of the world's most innovative, collaborative and passionate research professionals dedicated to maximizing the power of qualitative. All qualitative research professionals are welcome to join!

Cost of Membership: Membership in QRCA is from January 1st to December 31. New members are charged a pro-rated amount according to when they become members.

SEE ALL THE REASONS TO BECOME A MEMBER

Membership Options:

INDIVIDUAL

Cost: $355
Dues will be prorated for new members throughout the year.

  • Professionals, or those in training who design, conduct, analyze or support the conduct and analysis of primary qualitative research and function as research suppliers and/or consultants.
  • Individuals who are employed by, or are in graduate studies at, an academic institution and who, themselves, instruct and/or specialize in the conduct and analysis of qualitative research.

JOIN AS AN INDIVIDUAL

NEWQ

Cost: $175
Dues will be prorated for new members throughout the year.

  • New professionals (within their first five years in qual), or those in training who design, conduct, analyze or support the conduct and analysis of primary qualitative research and function as research suppliers and/or consultants.
  • Renewable once; NewQ membership is available for two years. After that, membership transfers to Individual Membership.

JOIN AS A NEWQ


 

RETIRED

Cost: $175
Dues will be prorated for new members throughout the year.

  • Individuals who have maintained at least seven (7) consecutive years in good standing as a QRCA member
  • Be retired from any professional practice; and
  • Be age 62 or above for the entirety of the calendar year; and
  • Be willing to accept a "Retired” designation on all membership listings and elsewhere as determined by the Board Of Directors.
  • Members are not considered retired if they no longer are qualitative research consultants but are involved in any other professional practice.

JOIN AS A RETIREE

DISCOUNTED INTERNATIONAL

Cost: $280
Dues will be prorated for new members throughout the year.

  • The aim of the Qualitative Research Consultants Association is to have a truly international organization. In order to make the membership fee more equitable for all, QRCA offers a discounted rate for qualitative researchers in those countries with a per capita GDP of less than $30,000. Information on per capita rankings is available at the CIA World Fact Book.
  • The aim of the Qualitative Research Consultants Association is to have a truly international organization. In order to make the membership fee more equitable for all, QRCA offers a discounted rate for qualitative researchers in those countries with a per capita GDP of less than $30,000. Information on per capita rankings is available at the CIA World Fact Book.

JOIN AS A DISCOUNTED INTERNATIONAL


 

GRADUATE STUDENT

Cost: Free for up to 2 years
Dues will be prorated for new members throughout the year.

  • You are in graduate studies at an academic institution and personally instruct and/or specialize in the conduct and analysis of qualitative research;
  • Not currently employed full time
  • Student membership is limited to 2 years or upon graduation and is FREE of charge

JOIN AS A GRAD STUDENT

MULTI-MEMBER DISCOUNT

This is a discount for researchers who work in the same company. The first member of the company pays full price and any additional members in the same company get 25% off their membership dues. Great for small research firms! If this discount works for your company, contact the Membership Director for the promo code.


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