Fellow - FIStructE

Fellowship recognises that you have attained the most senior grade of membership.

The grade also recognises excellence in structural engineering achievement and a acknowledges that a significant contribution to the profession has been made. Fellows are also Chartered Members of the Institution. They have fully developed careers, and have several years of senior professional experience and responsibility. They are able to enjoy formal recognition of their professional status by using the designation FIStructE.

Applicants for Fellowship should be practising Chartered Members able to meet an exacting set of standards to ensure that ability and competence merits this senior level of recognition. You will be a Chartered Member with at least five years senior professional experience, and in most cases will be at least 35 years old. You will be able to demonstrate responsibility for important structural engineering projects, and/or have made a significant personal contribution to either research into structural engineering or the teaching of structural engineering. You will be able to demonstrate continuous professional development for at least five continuous years prior to your application.

Mandatory reporting of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All members elected to a professional grade (Technician, Associate-Member, Associate, Chartered Member, Fellow) must comply with the Institution’s mandatory reporting of CPD policy.

2015 fees

  • Application fee: £80
  • Annual subscription: £383

Engineering Council fees (optional):

  • Registration for CEng: £46.40
  • CEng (if already CEng registered): £35.70

How to apply

To apply for Fellowship, please complete Form F and submit the relevant supporting documentation and appropriate fees.

Supporter endorsements

N.B. Candidates who are unsure of the strength of their applications may submit a preliminary application where it is not necessary to acquire supporter endorsements.


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