Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
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Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland, judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject". This society had, in itself received a royal charter in 1783, allowing for its expansion.[1]

Elections

Around 50 new fellows are elected each year in March.[1] As of 2016 there are around 1,650 Fellows, including 71 Honorary Fellows and 76 Corresponding Fellows.[1][2]

Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FRSE and the Honorary Fellows the post-nominal letters HonFRSE.