Membership in PRF is open to independent scholars in the Princeton area and beyond. Applicants typically possess advanced degrees in one or more academic disciplines or have demonstrated their scholarship by publishing books, articles, and other creative work based on original research. Members are committed to the advancement of knowledge.

All members of NCIS and its affiliates are considered honorary members of PRF and are welcome to attend PRF events.

We invite you to join PRF!

Members receive

Directory of Members

Calendar of Events

PRF Newsletter, published three times per year with articles by and about members, news of their scholarly activities, conference participation, publications, awards, work-in-progress sessions, and more.

Announcements of grants, conferences, scholarly resources, and opportunities for research and publication.

Access to Princeton University's Firestone Library stacks and numerous database through PRF’s shared access cards.

Members are eligible for small grants offered by PRF to offset travel expenses to present scholarly work at conferences.  As a 501 (c)3 non-profit, PRF can receive and administer grants on behalf of its members for their research projects.

Members pay minimal annual dues with individual, dual and lifetime membership options.

E-mail inquiries to

Mail inquiries to
Membership Chair
Princeton Research Forum
P.O. Box 264
Kingston, NJ 08528-0264