Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

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Fellowship of the
Royal Society of Canada
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Awarded for "remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life"[1]
Sponsored by Royal Society of Canada
Date 1882 (1882)
Country Canada
No. of Fellows 2000+ (as of 2017)
Website rsc.ca/en/fellows

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]

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[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fellows' Achievements". rsc.ca. Royal Society of Canada. 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "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.