Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

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Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
Sponsored by Royal Geographical Society
Location London
Country United Kingdom
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No. of Fellows 15,500 as of 2016
Website www.rgs.org/JoinUs/Fellowship.htm

Fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) is a Fellowship granted by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS)[1][2] that is open to anyone over the age of 21 who can demonstrate either:

  • A sufficient involvement in geography or allied subject OR
  • At least five years of continuous commitment to the Royal Geographical Society as an Ordinary Member.

Current fellows include Michael Palin and Joanna Lumley. Former fellows include Ernest Shackleton and many other notable explorers and geographers, see Category:Fellows of the Royal Geographical Society for more examples.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Royal Geographical Society (with IBG): the heart of geography". Rgs.org. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  2. ^ "Fellowship". Rgs.org. Retrieved 2016-12-11.