Fellowship Criteria and Registration

The goal of the Fellowship programme is to acknowledge the high level of achievement of engineers and other scientists through leadership, influence, senior responsibility, innovations and professional service.

Your application is peer assessed and, as a candidate, you’ll need to provide evidence of meeting both the Al-Kindi expectation for Fellows as well as demonstrating that you fulfil criteria 1 and 2 set out below and in either criteria 3a for professional engineers or 3b for academics and researchers.

Your application will be enhanced by including evidence of appropriate Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities over the past three years by means of a separate log, alongside a commitment to undertake CPD .

Applications will be welcomed by those from a wide range of technical, engineering, scientific and academic backgrounds or contexts.

The following criteria are adopted for Al-Kindi Fellowship nomination:

 Criteria 1:  Repute and Conduct
Summary:  Public recognition of good character and standing
 Criteria 2:   Professional Service and Public Outreach
Summary:  Outstanding service on national and international professional engineering, or scientific organisations / bodies.
 Criteria 3a:   Engineering and Operational Leadership
Summary:  Operational leadership responsibility for significant programmes, activities and resources within an organisation (commercial, industrial, government, military or academic).  
Candidates who meet this criteria are typically working as Senior Directors, Consultants, Business Managers, Technical Specialists or Subject Area Experts for a period of 5 years or more.
 Criteria 3b: Research, Innovation and Creative Leadership
Summary:  Innovation and original research resulting in international recognition and demonstrable academic leadership responsibilities.   Candidates who meet these criteria are academics, lecturers and senior research and development engineers who hold a PhD plus more than 2 years of academic teaching and / or research experience.

Register your interest in the Fellow membership and one of our membership team will get in touch to discuss your application and finalise the process.

Membership Form

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  • Membership registration
  • I, the undersigned, apply to be admitted to the Register of the Society and I certify that the particulars and information I provide on the membership application form are accurate. If accepted, I agree to be bound by the Memorandum and Articles of Association and By-laws of the Al-Kindi Society, as they now exist or as they may from time to time hereafter be altered. I also confirm that I have e close association with the UK and / or Iraq in terms of work, outreach or place of residence. For details of the Terms and Conditions, see https://www.alkindisociety.org/membership-join/membership-terms-and-conditions