Based on the passing of the bylaws amendment on November 14, 2016:
Full Membership shall be available to any woman, age 18 or older, who resides in Qatar and is a citizen of the United States of America or whose spouse is a citizen of the United States of America.
Associates status shall be available to any woman, age 18 or older, who resides in Qatar regardless of nationality.
Associate Members shall have the same rights as Full Members with the exception of holding Board positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chair of Membership, Chair of Community Service and Chair of Communications. Associate Members shall not serve on the Bylaws Committee or vote for the adoption or amendments to AWAQ Bylaws.
There shall be one honorary member who shall be the serving Ambassador or the wife of the serving Ambassador of the United States of America to Qatar.
The American Women’s Association of Qatar has three lifetime members:
Fay Gotting, Feryal Al Thani, and Ellie Le Baron.