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Our Fellows are a diverse group of people with one common passion – the past. Nearly three thousand people worldwide are Fellows.

They might be emerging or established researchers, amateur enthusiasts or heritage experts. When you become a Fellow you join a diverse network of like-minded people who want to learn more about Scotland’s archaeology and history.

Fellowship supports the Society’s work as an independent voice for the heritage sector. It enables the Society to promote research excellence and the understanding of the Scotland’s past.

Fellowship helps ensure the future of a prestigious organisation that has been part of Scotland’s intellectual landscape for over 230 years.

Fellows are elected to the Society once a year at our Anniversary Meeting on the 30th November. The deadline for completed applications reaching the Society’s office is no later than 1st September.

Find out more about Fellowship and how to apply.

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Why Become a Fellow?

Why Become a Fellow?

Our Fellows come from a diverse range of backgrounds – together they are inspired by the past

Fellowship Types

Fellowship Types

There are four Fellowship types

International Fellowship

International Fellowship

We have Fellows all around the globe

Fellowship Enquiry

Fellowship Enquiry

Please contact us to find out more about becoming a Fellow

Who Are Our Fellows?

Who Are Our Fellows?

The Society brings together like-minded people

How to Apply

How to Apply

New Fellows are put forward for election once a year at our Anniversary Meeting on the 30th November

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