Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".
Around 50 new fellows are elected each year in March. As of 2016 there are around 1650 Fellows, including 71 Honorary Fellows (HFRSE) and 76 Corresponding Fellows.
Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FRSE.
Examples of fellows include Peter Higgs and Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Previous fellows have included Melvin Calvin, Benjamin Franklin, and James Clerk Maxwell, and James Watt. See the Category:Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh for more examples. A comprehensive biographical list of Fellows from 1783-2002 has been published by the Society (Part I, Part II).