Contact: Beth Stovell, IBR Secretary
How to Apply
Applications must be received by the Secretary at least one month before the Annual Meeting. Upon approval by the Board of Directors, you will receive an email with payment details. All IBR members agree to our confessional basis. For more detail, please see our Membership FAQs.
Fellows are scholars with a PhD in an Old or New Testament specialty, or in an ancillary non-theological discipline (e.g., Near Eastern studies, intertestamental studies). You must be nominated by two IBR Fellows to the Executive Committee.
Friends are those other than biblical scholars (e.g. philanthropists, publishers, those in wider theological disciplines) concerned to promote the purposes of IBR. You must be nominated by a Fellow to the Executive Committee.
Associates are PhD candidates in an Old or New Testament specialty. You must be nominated by a Fellow to the Executive Committee. On completion of the PhD, you may apply to become a Fellow.
Students are masters-level students in an academic field of biblical study at an accredited university, college, or seminary. Student Members do not have voting rights. You must be nominated by a Fellow to the Executive Committee.