Fellow Member

Becoming a Fellow Member

Fellow is our highest grade of membership and is designed for those who have a significant level of experience in a senior role. Fellowship of CIWEM provides the ultimate recognition of your career achievements and will create a step change in the opportunities available to you. Fellows are sought after when the very best contributions are required on the most interesting and engaging activities.

If you are new to CIWEM you will need to follow the Chartered Membership application process and then also provide the information requested for those transferring to Fellow. (NB: Transferring to Fellow from Chartered Membership does not require you to identify sponsors, however if you are applying directly for Fellowship, all three sponsors need to be CIWEM Fellow members).

You can find some application guidance here.

How to get started

For those who are not currently CIWEM Chartered Members, please follow the steps for Chartership.

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Why become a Fellow Member?

Professional Recognition

Recognition that you are a valuable leader in the water and environmental sector.

External Validation

External validation of your competence, demonstrating years of achievement.

Gold Standard

Set yourself against the professional gold standard and gain acknowledgement from peers.

Inspire others

Engage and support with our activities to inspire future generations.

Learning and Development

CPD training and events which provide professionally-recognised training, and helps you develop both formal and informal knowledge and experiences.

Broadened Qualities

Participate in our Committees and Boards and gain opportunity to shape the strategic direction of the Institution.

Fellowship FCIWEM

CIWEM Fellows are highly respected professionals, having reached a level of demonstrable professional excellence and achievement in the sustainable management of our environment. As a successful applicant you will be entitled to use the internationally-recognised post-nominal designations of FCIWEM C.WEM.

Around the world, people face new and challenging water and environmental problems every day. FCIWEM demonstrates that you have made a significant contribution to addressing these issues. This prestigious qualification acknowledges the positive impact you have made on the profession. Becoming a Fellow of CIWEM enables you to continue to inspire others and help future generations.

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How much does Fellow Membership cost?

There is an application fee of £151 (£101 if your organisation is a Corporate Member).

If you are not a Chartered member, you will need a Professional Review Interview costing £195.

The annual membership fee is £293.

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