Benefits of Fellowship

With a greater pool of Fellows, SEG can increase the diversity of its leaders, better meet the needs of members in all locations, and evolve into an organization truly representative of its varied components.

An SEG Fellow membership costs the same as an SEG Member, but includes additional benefits. To see if you qualify and to apply, read more about Fellowship requirements.

Richard Sillitoe

For over 40 years as a Fellow, SEG, through its publications, conferences, and field trips, has been an integral part of my being an economic geologist. The Society has not only grown numerically during these four decades but has also become progressively more international, to the point where it now truly represents economic geologists globally... Read more

Richard Sillitoe (SEG 1976 FL)

Robert Krcmarov

While the story of SEG is steeped in almost 100 years of history, the commitment to advancing the science and the discovery of mineral resources through research, publications, courses, and field trips has never been stronger... Read more

Robert Krcmarov (SEG 2006 F)
Senior VP Global Exploration
Barrick Gold Corporation

Key Benefits

  • Status


    Increase your professional status at no additional cost while supporting the Society.

  • Resume


    Boost your qualifications by including the SEG Fellow designation on your résumé, business card and email signature.

  • Growth


    Sponsor professionals to become members of the Society (only Fellows can be sponsors).

  • Leadership


    Become involved in SEG governance by serving on a committee or standing for election.

Fellowship Requirements

  • Please read ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP on page 2 of the SEG Bylaws
  • Nominee should have a minimum of eight years of professional experience, including not less than five years of work principally devoted to economic geology, three of which must have been in positions of responsibility. Consideration will be given to work of an individual in research or as a teacher of economic geology.
  • Two SEG Fellows to serve as primary and secondary sponsors.

Application Process

  1. Application
    Submit your application for consideration by the SEG Fellowship Committee.
    Deadlines are January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 of each year.
  2. Review
    The names of all approved applicants will be published in the SEG Newsletter for consideration by all current SEG Fellows.
    If there are no objections, your application will be submitted to the SEG Executive Committee.
  3. Approval
    If approved by the SEG Executive Committee, you will be granted Fellowshipand your name will be added to the list of new Fellows to be published in the next SEG Newsletter.
  4. Notification
    You will be officially notified of your acceptance as an SEG Fellow!

Application Deadlines and Timing

Application deadlines are January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 of each year.

The application process can take 4 to 6 months.

Become a Fellow.