.1 Age requirement: women under the age of retirement to be admitted as an AWIMA Member;
.2 Serving in the maritime Administrations, maritime academies, shipping industries or related fields;
.3 the maximum age for any Member to be eligible for Fellowship funding in support of long termtraining (over 3 months) is 52 years, so as to enable enough years of service in which to apply the knowledge and skills thus gained;
.4 in order to be eligible for long term training through the auspices of AWIMA, the nominating country will formally agree to ensure the Fellow will return to their administration for a minimum number of years; and
.5 An AWIMA Member must be a graduate in a maritime subject, master mariner, maritime traininglecturer, maritime administration, or have been employed in the maritime sector at a professional level for a minimum of 5 years.