Current Membership Dues Rates
GRADES OF MEMBERSHIP
2016 DUES RATE
Age 32 or more
Age 25 or less
We just made it simpler to become an Associate Member of SNAME.
Associate Members enjoy the same benefits of membership as the MEMBER grade, with the exception of the eligibility to hold office in the Society. The grade of ASSOCIATE MEMBER may be accorded to individuals who have pursuits, attainments, or education in naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines or experience in design, research, production, operation, education or associated management. It is not necessary to supply references, job history or education history to become an Associate Member.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS shall be eligible to the grade of MEMBER after fulfilling the necessary requirements (as indicated below under “Become a Member”).
The grade of a MEMBER may be accorded exclusively to individuals who have a demonstrated competence in naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines, and have demonstrated experience in design, research, production, operation, education or associated management.
A candidate who is a graduate of a recognized technical institution or other institution satisfactory to the Society shall have had not less than five years of increasingly important engineering or scientific experience indicative of growth, competency and achievement at least two of which shall have been in responsible charge of work.
A candidate possessing a Professional Engineering license or equivalent will be deemed to have given evidence of engineering or scientific experience indicative of growth, competency, and at least two years of which shall be in responsible charge of work.
Alternatively, a candidate who is not a graduate of a recognized technical institution shall have had not less than nine years of engineering or scientific experience indicative of growth, competency, and achievement at least two years of which shall have been in responsible charge of work.
The application form is to include training and experience which demonstrates that the candidate has been engaged in responsible capacity in the marine field and sets forth the grounds upon which the application for membership is based. The application shall include three professional references, who shall certify to their personal knowledge of the candidate and of the candidate's experience.
Use this form to upgrade your membership to reflect your status
and experience in the industry. If you are an Associate Member, complete this
form for consideration for the MEMBER grade. There are no fees or dues increases
involved in upgrading your membership. Get
the recognition that you have earned through your experience and
accomplishments in the industry by upgrading your membership to the appropriate
Has your SNAME membership lapsed? Use this form to update your relevant information (contact information, education, job history) and come back on board as a member of the Society!
For full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are not employed full-time.
* Discounted Membership Program for Members from Countries with Developing Economies
If you are a resident of one of the countries listed below, you could be eligible to become a Member or Associate Member at a discounted rate. This is a special initiative to engage qualified members and students in developing countries (as defined by the World Bank) to join and participate in SNAME. Depending on the World Bank’s designation of your country’s economy, your membership dues will be either 25% or 50% of SNAME’s regular membership dues price (note: age discounts do not apply to this category of membership). This discounted membership entitles you to the same member benefits of other Members and Associate Members, except that all of your benefits will be delivered electronically. To apply, either click the above link, or apply using the Associate Member instructions above, and indicate to us that you would like to opt for the discounted program.
List of Countries Eligible for Discounted Dues Program
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Egypt, Arab Rep.
Iran, Islamic Rep.
Korea, Dem. Rep.
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Papua New Guinea
Sao Tome and Principe
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Syrian Arab Republic
West Bank and Gaza
Please contact Carole Herzog with any questions regarding SNAME membership.