The World Affairs Council’s exists to support active community involvement. Membership furthers the Council’s mission to connect St. Louis to the World. Individuals may also enjoy the benefits of membership.
Memberships help us to fulfill our mission of Connecting St. Louis to the World on matters of Culture, Policy, and Business.
  • Ambassador Forums and speaker series
  • The Gateway Globes, including the 8th Annual International Humanitarian of the Year award
  • Foreign Policy Association’s (FPA) “Great Decision” Series
  • 16th Annual High School International Knowledge Competition: World Quest
  • International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
With your membership, you support the Council in making our programs possible and in our mission of Connecting St. Louis to the World.


Student ($45)

  • All regular benefits for students and professionals under age 35

Senior (Retired) ($45)

  • All regular benefits for retired individuals over the age of 65

Individual ($120)

  • All regular benefits

Regular/Couples ($175)

  • Member prices for all Council activities
  • Notices of Council activities
  • Opportunities to visit with international visitors of the U.S. State Department
  • Invitation to the Council’s annual meeting

Supporting ($230)

  • All regular benefits
  • Invitation to corporate leadership meetings

Patron ($395)

  • All regular level benefits (except coupons)
  • Invitation to Corporate Leadership Meetings
  • Two complimentary guest admissions to any Council program (excluding fundraisers)

Sponsor ($560)

  • All regular level benefits
  • Invitation to Corporate Leadership Meetings
  • Three complimentary guest admissions to any Council program (excluding fundraisers)

Leader’s Circle ($1100)

  • All supporting benefits
  • Four complimentary guest admissions to any program (excluding fundraisers)

Pay by mail to:
Robert Foster, Executive Director
World Affairs Council
812 Olive Street, Suite 110, St. Louis MO 63101
or by Paypal.

To download a pdf application, click here