SNRS membership consists of 400+ nursing scholars and students dedicated to advancing nursing research through dissemination and utilization of research findings, facilitating career development, and promoting nursing science.

There are 14 states in the SNRS region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Listen to Dr. Mercy Mumba, SNRS Director of Membership on why an SNRS membership is so important to your nursing research.


  • Discount registration to annual SNRS conference
  • Ability to present research at SNRS Annual Conference, the premier event for presenting research in the southern region
  • Networking with 400+ researchers, clinicians, and students in 14 states
  • Opportunities for grant funding
  • Research awards for achievements
  • Option to belong to one Research Interest and Implementation Group with networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve on SNRS committees, the SNRS Board of Directors and the Student Network
  • Receive the SNRS Newsletter three times a year, Southern Connections
  • Subscription to Research in Nursing & Health
  • Discounted membership to Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS)
  • Member area on the website for online information, news, and discussion groups at
  • Free member-only webinars four times a year
  • Voting Privileges
  • Mentorship Program
  • Inclusion in searchable online Membership Directory
  • Opportunities to share research studies with the membership


The Southern Nursing Research Society membership is a calendar year membership, January 1 through December 31. Dues are prorated at half price starting July 1 of each year.

Membership dues include a subscription to Research in Nursing and Health (RINAH). Delivery is available in two options: receiving the print & online version (extra cost) or the online-only version of RINAH (complimentary).

  • Regular Member – $200
  • Retired Member – $125
  • Student Member – $125
  • Associate Member – $200
  • Institutional Member – $650

To learn more about the different types of membership, click here.

New 2024 Institutional Membership Packages, click here to learn more.