Become a WSO Member To Save on Registration

Become a WSO member and save up to $200 on the registration fee*
(*discount on the congress registration fee is available only to WSO members from the regular categories. Allied health professionals, nurses, young scientists/students do not receive an additional discount to the one already applied to their congress fee.)


Benefits of Membership

Free subscription and online access to the International Journal of Stroke (IJS)
  • WSO app with access to IJS and WSA 
  • Discount on the registration fee for future World Stroke Congresses
  • Receipt of the WSO newsletter
  • Right to apply for WSO travel fellowships and awards
  • Access to Webcasts/podcasts of congress sessions
  • Access to premium content of the ravamped World Stroke Academy
  • Listing in and access to the WSO Membership Directory
  • Right to apply to host World Stroke Congresses
  • Right to vote for, be nominated or elected to the Board of Directors
  • Membership certificate (upon request)

With your support, the WSO can be your advocate for change in systems worldwide helping to prevent, acutely treat, and rehabilitate stroke globally.

The WSO encourages membership of both stroke professional and stroke support organizations representing regional activities, to encourage international communication and cooperation, consistent with the objectives of the WSO. Regional societies may both professional and stroke support organizations interested in stroke. They consist of scientists, physicians, other professionals or stroke support persons. Eligible organizations would include at least 25 active members and have been active for at least one year.

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Membership

Professional individuals as well as professional and stroke support organizationsinterested in stroke are eligible to become members.

Your WSO membership is valid for one calendar year (January to December)

 

Membership for Individuals, Individual Members of National Society, and Laymembers

 

For Individuals

Membership fees

 

1 Year

Individual member Regular 

US$ 75

Individual member Regular Group A*

US$ 60

Individual member Regular Group B**

US$ 25

Individual member Trainee***

US$ 25

Individual member Allied Health Professional

US$ 25

Individual member of AHA/WSO

US$ 100

All prices include only on-line access to the International Journal of Stroke. If you wish to receive the printed Journal of Stroke this can be added to your membership for an additional cost of US$ 75                                                                                                      

*Reduced Members group A - members who live in one of the countries listed as Upper-middle-income by the World Bank - Group A

**Reduced Members group B - members who live in one of the countries listed as Lower-middle-income and Low-income countries by the World Bank - Group B

***Trainee member - You will be requested to submit a trainee form during your application or renewal process           

                                               

For Members of National Society
If you are a member of a national/regional society who is a WSO member, you are entitled to a special rate. Click here for more information.
 
WSO has special agreements in place with certain societies. The members of the European Stroke Organization (ESO) or the Stroke Society of Australasia (SSA) benefit from an even further reduced WSO fee as part of their national society registration. They must register via their society website.

Laymembership

As a WSO laymember, you will have access to our newsletters and receive regular updates on WSO events and activities. 

Membership Fees

Becoming a WSO laymember is free and easy!

 

Membership for Professional Societies and Stroke Support Organizations

 

For Professional Societies

WSO society members need to send an application to WSO Administrative office

Membership fees

 

   

    1 Year

Society Member Regular

US$ 500

Society Member Group A

US$ 250

Society Member Group B *

US$ 100


Reduced Society Members A
 – Societies based in one of the countries listed as Upper-middle-income by the World Bank.* or an amount to be individually negotiated

Reduced Society Members B – Societies based in one of the countries listed as Lower-middle-income and Low-income countries by the World Bank.

  •  Please note that WSO has changed the fee structure to enable smaller SSO’s to become membersFor more information, please click here

 

For Stroke Support Organizations

WSO has changed the fee structure to enable smaller SSO’s to become members. The fee structure is now a sliding scale based on the SSO’s income:

Yearly membership fee

Annual turnover of the SSO

$50*

< $ 50,000

$100

$ 100,000

$200

$ 200,000

$300

$ 300,000

$400

$ 400,000

$500

> $ 500,000

 *This fee includes only on-line access to the International Journal of Stroke. 

Do you want to join WSO in combating stroke? Please contact WSO Membership Service at  membership@world-stroke.org

Special Advantages for Stroke Support Organizations

  • Have an active role in the leading global stroke organization
  • Involvement in the World Stroke Campaign
  • Possibility to distribute the Stroke Solidarity String
  • Endorsement of your activities  by WSO
  • Promotion of your activities via WSO website and newsletter
  • Possibility to include articles in the WSO newsletter
  • Possibility to do promotion for your local activities in the WSO booth at different congresses
  • Possibility to have a representative from your society in the WSO SSO subcommittee
  • Possibility to share your story online - click here

More information on WSO benefits, click here

 

Apply for membership

For Individual Members: Please click here for the online application

For Laymembers: Please click here for the online application 

For Professional and Stroke Support Society Members: Please click here for the online application

You can also contact the WSO Membership Services at membership@world-stroke.org

 

Membership Renewal 

If you are already a member and wish to pay your dues please click here


Membership Cancellation and Refund Policy

You may cancel your membership in WSO at any time by non-renewal or by contacting us at the WSO postal address or at membership@world-stroke.org. Requests for refunds of membership fees will not be granted unless such requests are received by WSO Membership within ten (10) days of the date the membership fees were paid.

Refund requests must be made in writing by the payer, and will be accepted via e-mail, sent to membership@world-stroke.org. Requests must be received by the stated cancellation deadline, namely within ten (10) days of the date the membership fees were paid.

In case of credit card payment:

- Refund requests must include the following information:

  • date of payment
  • membership number,
  • full name of the member,
  • full name of the card holder of the card used to make the payment
  • first 4 digits and last 4 digits of the credit card used to make the payment

- Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.

In case of wire transfer payment:

- Refund requests must include the following information:

  • date of payment
  • membership number
  • name of the member
  • name of the payer

- Bank transfer charges will be deducted from the refunded amount.

After cancellation, the member will no longer receive any related WSO membership benefits.


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