Fellowship of the British Academy (post-nominal letters FBA) is an award granted by the British Academy to leading academics for their distinction in the humanities and social sciences. The categories are:
- Fellows – scholars resident in the United Kingdom
- Corresponding Fellows – scholars resident overseas
- Honorary Fellows – an honorary academic title (whereby the post-nominal letters "Hon FBA" are used)
- Deceased Fellows – Past Fellows of the British Academy
|Fellow of the British Academy|
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|No. of fellows||1,485 (as of 2020[update])|
The award of fellowship is based on published work and fellows may use the post-nominal letters FBA. Examples of Fellows are Edward Rand, Mary Beard; Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford; Michael Lobban; M. R. James; Friedrich Hayek; John Maynard Keynes; and Rowan Williams.
- ^ "The British Academy Welcomes New Fellows for 2015". Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- ^ "Fellows". London: British Academy. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
- ^ "How Our Fellowship Is Organised". London: British Academy. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2016.