The National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)

National Coalition of Independent Scholars is an international professional organization based in the United States, providing professional affiliation, support services, and camaraderie to scholars outside of tenured academia. Membership is open to scholars across all disciplines.  

NCIS assesses the qualifications of each membership candidate for intellectual contribution, scholarly rigor, and independent status prior to acceptance.  For more information and to apply, visit Join NCIS.

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.