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Evaluation Procedure

  • Who reviews the applications?

    First-round vetting is conducted by faculty from the academic department with which the applicant would be affiliated as a Fellow. Second-round vetting is conducted by current Fellows and members of the Society’s Governing Board. Finalists are interviewed by the Society of Fellows Selection Committee, which is comprised of members of the Governing Board and one current Fellow.

  • What criteria does the selection committee use to evaluate applications?

    The selection committee values not only applicants' demonstrated excellence within their scholarly fields but also their ability to convey the importance of their work to readers in other disciplines.