The National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)

National Coalition of Independent Scholars is a respected international organization that provides the benefit of professional affiliation and identity to those outside mainstream academia. Membership is open to scholars across all disciplines.
NCIS supports and encourages our Members with many benefits so they can engage in their professional research with the tools they require.
NCIS vets applicants for membership to assure each is a qualified Independent Scholar. 
To learn more about NCIS, visit the About Us page and the Benefits page.  Follow our activities, announcements, and discussions on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and H-Scholar.
NCIS is an affiliate of the American Historical Association.