Student Membership

The Maryland American Turkish Association (MATA) was founded in 1964, and incorporated in the State of Maryland in 1967 as a non-profit charitable, cultural, educational, and religious organization. MATA is a local organization which has attempted to convey a sense of community to those individuals of Turkish-American heritage and those individuals interested in Turkish culture and issues.

 The Family level membership to MATA offers the following benefits:

1) Social Interaction/Networking;

2) Awareness and participation in MATA activities, as per categories below:

  • Educational Initiatives
  • Social Exchanges With Other Organizations or Associations
  • “Professional” or Academic Advancement or Achievement
  • Turkish-American Holiday Celebration
  • Local or International Fund Raising For Charitable Causes
  • Awareness of Pertinent Turkish-American Matters
  • Accessibility/Interaction to/with the Turkish Embassy
  • Local or International Travel
  • Merely for Fun and Enjoyment as a Group of Friends;

3) Receipt of "MATA Matters!" Quarterly Newsletter;

4) Discounts from Business Sponsors, via MATA’s Membership Card;

5) Awareness of Pertinent Turkish-American Matters; and

6) Volunteering and participation in Community Assistance Efforts an Interaction with other Cultural Heritage Associations.

Duration: 1 year
Price: $20.00