Why Become a Fellow?

Society Fellows have a range of interests, are inspired by the past and champion the Society’s commitment to research excellence, to discussion and to the sharing of knowledge on Scotland’s history, heritage and archaeology.

There are many benefits of Fellowship and these include:

Networking opportunities with people all over the world, in many different professions with many different interests, who share a love of learning and a passion for the past.

Annual Proceedings of the Society peer-reviewed journal (published since the late 18th century) covering archaeology, architectural history, and the study of historical artefacts.

A most excellent society with very useful and interesting resources.” Ted McGill FSA Scot.

The Society has been a fantastic source of information to me since 1974. Endlessly brilliant.” Tom Thatcher FSA Scot.


FSAScot – as a Fellow, you are entitled to use the post-nominal letters after your name.

Borrowing privileges at the National Museums Scotland research library .

Biannual newsletters and monthly e-newsletters with Society news and articles on activities.

Discounts on Society publications, merchandise and events (conferences and summer excursion).

Access to the Fellows Only area of our website, including the Fellows’ Directory.

Opportunity to be part of a prestigious organisation which promotes excellence and one which supports and encourages the enjoyment and study of Scotland’s past.


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