Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Canada judges to have "made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life".[1]

Fellowship of the
Royal Society of Canada
Awarded for"remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life"[1]
Sponsored byRoyal Society of Canada
Date1882 (1882)
CountryCanada
No. of Fellows2000+ (as of 2017)
Websitersc.ca/en/fellows

As of 2017, there are over 2000 living Canadian fellows, including scholars, artists, and scientists such as Margaret Atwood, David Cronenberg, Philip J. Currie and Demetri Terzopoulos.[2][3]

There are four types of fellowship:[2]

  1. Honorary Fellows (a title of honour)
  2. Regularly Elected Fellows
  3. Specially Elected Fellows
  4. Foreign Fellows (neither residents nor citizens of Canada)

References

  1. "Fellows' Achievements". rsc.ca. Royal Society of Canada. 2017.
  2. "Who are the Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada?". rsc.ca. Royal Society of Canada. 2017.
  3. "Search for Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada". rsc.ca. Royal Society of Canada. 2017.


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