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Fellowship - how to apply
Fellow is the highest level of membership attainable within IOP and is for those with a degree in physics or related subject (or equivalent knowledge gained in the workplace) and who have made a significant impact on their sector.

We encourage all experienced professionals to apply, whether teachers, engineers, company directors, industry specialists, senior professional technicians, academics or researchers.

Please refer to the application guidelines (PDF, 672KB) before starting your application.


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Fellowship costs £146 a year and there is no application fee. When you are ready to apply, complete the online application form. Your application will then be peer-reviewed by a panel that will acknowledge and confirm your success.

Get in touch

If you have any queries about applying, or are unsure of your eligibility, we encourage you to get in touch as the process is often more straightforward than people think. Call us on 020 7470 4800, send an email to [email protected], or submit your details and we will arrange to call you.