What is a Fellow?

The rank of Fellow is the highest honor an STC member can receive and may only be awarded to Associate Fellows who have continued to excel in the field of technical communication. STC Fellows contribute to the profession and the Society at the highest level, as indicated by their publications, presentations, awards, mentoring, leadership, and community service.

See also the “What is an STC Fellow?” page for more details.

Who are Fellows?

STC Fellows are some of the top technical communicators in our Society. For more information on those who have reached this status, see the bullets below.

How can I become a Fellow?

Application for Fellow (Word)
Guidelines for the STC Fellows Nominating Process (PDF)

Nomination process: Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.

Who is eligible: To be considered for Fellow, a candidate must be an Associate Fellow with three years at that rank. Members of STC’s Board of Directors are ineligible for nomination.

Who may recommend a candidate: Eligible candidates complete their own applications, and are contacted by the Fellows Committee when eligible.

Due date for nominations: 30 October 2013

Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually January

Awards Presented: At the Honors Banquet at the STC Technical Communication Summit.