– Associate To Full Member
COWP Associate members are required to upgrade their membership to the Full Membership category (MCOWP) by filling and submitting the upgrading application form to Full Membership grade.
All upgrading applications should be submitted with the evidence of payment of their annual subscriptions to date.

Below are the criteria for upgrading to Full Membership grades:

Full Member should be at least twenty-two years of age or over and

1. Have a minimum of five (5-8) years work experience.

2. Ensure that the Full Membership Application form is properly completed and signed by the appropriate referees.

3. Attach copies of the Associate Membership Certificate.

4. Ensure that they are financially up-to-date with the Institute.

Full Member To Fellow
COWP Full Members are required to upgrade their membership to the Fellow Membership category (FCOWP) by filling and submitting the upgrading application form to Fellow Membership grade.
All upgrading applications should be submitted with the evidence of payment of their annual subscriptions to date.

Below are the criteria for upgrading to Fellow grades:

The fellow should be at least thirty years of age or over and

1. Have a minimum of three (9-12) years work experience.
2. Ensure that the Application form is properly completed and signed by the appropriate referees.
3. Attach copies of the Full Membership Certificate.
5. Ensure that they are financially up-to-date with the Institute.
6. Note: Subject to the invitation of the Governing Council of the Institute

Fellow To Doctoral Fellow
COWP Fellow Members are required to upgrade their membership to the Doctoral Fellow Membership category (Dr.FCOWP) by filling and submitting the upgrading application form to Doctoral Fellow Membership grade.
All upgrading applications should be submitted with the evidence of payment of their annual subscriptions to date.

Below are the criteria for upgrading to Doctoral Fellow grades:

The fellow should be at least Forty years of age or over and

1. Must have above 13 years of work experience.
2. Ensure that the Application form is properly completed and signed by the appropriate referees.
3. Attach copies of the Full Membership Certificate.
5. Ensure that they are financially up-to-date with the Institute.
6. Must have a PGD or Masters