We are a community of members and fellows devoted to the study and science of insects. Fellowship may be regarded as an academic qualification, awarded following assessment by the Society. Your fellowship fee will be refunded if Fellowship is not awarded.

Fellows are entitled to make use of the title “Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society” and the suffix FRES.

Fellowship offers many benefits:

  • The opportunity to meet other entomologists in many disciplines.
  • Use of the suffix FRES, which may be regarded as an academic qualification
  • The Society’s bulletin Antenna is free to fellows and members four times a year. It contains articles, comment, news, reports and is a great way to keep up with events on entomology and related subjects.
  • Access to the Society’s extensive library and the services of the library staff.
  • Eligibility to apply for awards, grants and funding.
  • Free or discounted meetings and conferences with invited speakers on a wide range of entomological subjects.
  • Participation in the Society’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs), which hold regular meetings.
  • A subscription discount of 90% on any or all of the Society’s seven scientific journals.
  • A discount of 30% on books and handbooks

Begin by telling us your interests, you will enter your name and contact details later in the process.

Please upload two files to accompany your application, as follows:

  • Your CV or biography, including a list of papers published in peer-reviewed journals (if applicable).
  • 250 word statement about your entomological activities/interests/research

Fellow £68

Concession for retired and/or based in a low- and middle-income country £45

Fellowship application

Fellowship application


Fellowship is open to entomologists who have made a significant contribution to their science, through evidence of achievement, experience or publications.


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