Fellowship of the College is awarded as a mark of distinction
and recognition of contributions to psychiatry. As it is a College
award, candidates and citators are asked to demonstrate and
evidence significant contributions to the core purposes of the
Royal College of Psychiatrists:
- Setting standards and promoting excellence in mental health
- Leading, representing and supporting psychiatrists.
- Working with service users, carers and their
Candidates are invited also to document their contributions to
the College's stated aim of patient centred practice through:
Professionalism, innovation and research, lifelong learning,
fairness and inclusion, ethical practice and multi-disciplinary
working. If successful, Fellows are entitled to use
the designation ‘FRCPsych’ once they have paid the
Nominees for the Fellowship must be subscribing Members of the
College at the time when nominations are submitted. Sponsors will
be notified if this is not the case.
Nominations are considered annually by College committees.
All Members who have achieved 10 years in Membership as at 1
January 2018 are encouraged to consider applying for Fellowship for
the 2018/2019 round. The deadline for submission is 30 June
2018.All applications received will be submitted to the
Nominations Committee for consideration. The outcome of the
decisions made by the Nominations Committee will be sent to the
applicants in October / November.
For any further information about Fellowship please contact
Richa Kataria, Head of Membership Operations on 0203 701 2759 /
0203 701 2589 or by email at email@example.com.
Nominations for the College Fellowship must be supported by two
Sponsors, both of whom must be subscribing Members of the College,
and one must be a faculty or division chair.
Please read the guidance
notes before completing the nomination forms.
Please print and complete the CV form,
form - Fellowship and Good Standing
Form and send to the Membership Operations Unit at the
Royal College of Psychiatrists.