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|Fellowship of the|
Royal Society of Canada
|Awarded for||"remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life"|
|Sponsored by||Royal Society of Canada|
|No. of Fellows||2000+ (as of 2020 [update] )|
Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Canada judges to have "made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life".
As of 2020 [update] , there are more than 2000 living Canadian fellows, including scholars, artists, and scientists such as Margaret Atwood, Philip J. Currie, Stephen Waddams and Demetri Terzopoulos.
There are four types of fellowship:
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