Classes of SNAS membership have been defined broadly in SNAS Constitution. They include: Full Associate and Honorary memberships. SNAS Fellows and Corresponding Members for individuals living abroad. What SNAS requires now is how to select or elect members and fellows.
Election or selection to full membership in SNAS should be considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a Sudanese scientist. If this is going to be the case, candidates for SNAS membership should be judged primarily on the
Evidence of their published scientific work, and by peer review of scientists who are eminent in the candidates field of expertise.
The following regarding membership of SNAS for discussion?
1- The gold standard of membership is good record of high quality research output.
2- Those who helped in the establishment of an enabling research environment that resulted in capacity building, innovation and good research output.
3- Those who addressed major social, economic, scientific and research issues that resulted in palpable changes to the better in these areas.
4- Nomination should be by members of the Academy.