As a member or honorary member of a CIC society, you’re entitled to use the following professional designations. Using them after your name wherever appropriate will help build your standing in the chemical sciences community.

Member of the Chemical Institute of Canada (MCIC)

Any member of a CIC society can use the MCIC designation. Please note there are minimum professional requirements to meet, and all membership fees must be paid in full.

Associate Member of the Chemical Institute of Canada (ACIC)

If you don’t qualify as a full member but want to support the objectives of the CIC, the ACIC designation is for you.

Anyone associated with the practice of chemistry, or with an interest in chemistry, may apply as an associate member.

Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada (FCIC)

CIC fellowship is a senior class of membership that recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences and engineering.

Honorary Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada (HFCIC)

Both honorary fellows of the CIC and our lifetime achievement award winners can use the designation of HFCIC.

Honorary CIC fellowships identify chemical professionals whose work is significant to the chemical sciences and engineering and who are not members of the societies of the CIC.

Lifetime achievement awards identify chemical professionals whose work is significant to the chemical sciences and engineering and who are members of the societies of the CIC.
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