Interested to be a member of UGAT ?

As per Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao, Inc. (UGAT) Constitution and By-laws, interested individuals can become regular members of UGAT. Regular members are those who:

  • Have earned a degree (Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts or Doctor of Philosophy) in Anthropology, or

  • Are deemed acceptable by the committee on membership by reason of some special contribution to anthropology, anthropological research or the promotion of anthropological activities.


Any person eligible for and desiring admission to membership can take the following steps:

  • Write a letter of interest addressed to the Committee on Membership,

  • Fill in the application form and email it to the UGAT Secretary of the Board (this 2019,

  • Pay the membership fee of P1,000.00 by depositing to this account:

Ugnayang Pang-Aghamtao, Inc. (UGAT)

PNB Checking Account: 108 670 007 171

UP Campus Branch 3, Apacible St., UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

  • Write your name on the deposit slip and send an image of the deposit slip to the UGAT Treasurer (this 2019-2020, Dr Melvin Jabar)

You will receive confirmation and a certificate of membership. Membership is valid for one year upon payment of the annual membership fee. 

Your membership entitles you to a free copy of the Aghamtao journal, which you can claim during the annual conference. It also entitles you to a discount on your registration fee for the annual conference,  as well as access to the member's features of UGAT website.


Members also have certain duties to fulfill:

  • contribute to the attainment of the goals of UGAT;

  • attend annual meetings/conferences;

  • pay the annual dues;

  • elect the members of the Board of Directors;

  • abide by the Code of Ethics; and,

  • perform other duties as the General Assembly may decide for implementation.


Thank you for expressing interest in becoming a member of UGAT. 

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