Become A Member Today!

We offer a wide array of benefits for our members, ranging from development to affiliation and endorsements!

Become A Member Today!

We offer a wide array of benefits for our members, ranging from development to affiliation and endorsements!

PSPA Membership & Benefits

PSPA – the only professional association for public administration in the Philippines – offers a wide array of benefits for its members. Its members include government employees, academics and scholars, researchers, development and non-government organization workers, professionals and students of public administration.

It hopes to advance the “praxis” – study and practice – of public administration and public service in the country through its core programs and services to improve the competencies, professional growth and development, networking and partnership building, shaping the countries public administration research agenda, and policy advocacy.

Professional Development. In line with its program for professional development, PSPA sponsors conferences, lectures (classroom-based and/or online-based), seminars and public forums to improve the professional skills of its members and to foster professionalism in the conduct of governmental and related public service activities.

Society Affiliation. The Society provides opportunity to build a strong professional network with other social scientists, policy makers and school administrators involved in education and training in public administration through its affiliation other professional organizations like the Association of Schools of Public Administration in the Philippines (ASPAP Inc.), and the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC).

Participation in PSPA Learning Events. PSPA members get the priority of receiving invitations to participate in PSPA-led learning events such as conferences, seminars and lecturers. They may likewise receive special discounts and other privileges during these events – either as a paper presenter, resource person or as a participant.

Regular Information about PSPA Programs and Services. PSPA members enjoy the privilege of receiving regular updates and information on upcoming conferences, lecturers, seminars; recent researches, publications, and discussion papers; and, policy discussions and advocacies.

Contribute to PSPA’s Research and Publication. PSPA members may be invited to participate in research projects. They may also submit working papers for possible uploading on the PSPA website.

Be Endorsed to International Conferences/ Seminars. PSPA may endorse its members to join/participate international conferences/ seminars organized by its counterpart associates and international partners.

Vote, Be Nominated and Elected as a PSPA Officer. As a member, one has the privilege to vote during PSPA general assembly, be nominated and elected to become a PSPA board of director and/or officer.


Payment of membership dues falls under two categories:

  • Annual Membership fee of PhP 500.00 is paid to the Society upon submission of the application for membership and every year thereafter upon renewal of membership; and
  • Lifetime Membership fee of PhP 5,000.00 paid in full to the Society upon submission of application for membership.