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We are very pleased that you wish to become a Fellow.

To be eligible for election you will need two current Fellows who can confirm your commitment to the study and understanding of Scotland’s past.

If you do not know any existing Fellows please contact We may accept references from people in a position to know of, and appreciate, your interest in history and archaeology, provided that they tell us something about themselves and their experience.

You are responsible for contacting referees to ensure that they are happy to support your application. The Society will contact referees on receipt of your application to confirm their support.

Application deadline: 1st of September. Please make sure you have completed the form and, if your referees are Non Fellows, please make sure you uploaded the required letters of support at the References Section below.

Your application will be treated in confidence and, if accepted, offered for election by the Fellowship at the Anniversary Meeting in late November (usually 30th of November, Saint Andrew’s Day).

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