The Center for Lao Studies invites you to participate in our growth and development by becoming a member. At the Saman or Basic Level, you will have access to the current issue of our peer-reviewed academic journal, the Journal of Lao Studies, which is published twice a year. Your tax-deductible contribution (for U.S. residents) will assist CLS in achieving its goals, objectives, and programs.
Annual Membership categories include:
$5,000-$9,999 – Ten-year membership, all benefits listed above and a permanent display of your name on the CLS donor's website.
|Kham (Gold) Level||
$100-$249 – All Saman level benefits and 15% discount on select CLS events and activities.
|Kham Khao (Platinum) Level||
$250-$499 – All Kham level benefits and 10% discount on all CLS gift shop merchandise, and copy of CLS’s first publication, Contemporary Lao Studies: Research on Development, Culture, Language, and Traditional Medicine.
$10,000 or above – Life-time membership, all benefits listed above, and one of CLS' programs named after you for 5 years. For Example: Smith's Summer Study Abroad in Laos (SAIL).
$1,000-$4,999 – All benefits listed above and a gift from CLS.
$500-$999 – All above benefits and printed acknowledgement in the next issue of the Journal of Lao Studies.
|Ngeun (Silver) Level||
$50 – Ideal for Individuals. Basic and Bronze level benefits and 5% discount to CLS events & activities.
|Saman (Basic) Level||
$20 – Ideal for Students. Access to the Journal of Lao Studies--our peer-reviewed academic journal.
|Thong (Bronze) Level||
$35 – Ideal for Seniors (age 65 and over). Basic level benefits as well as your name listed on CLS supporter webpage.