Fellows of the Society are those microbiologists who, through a process of peer assessment, are determined to be either specialists in their field, or scientists who have made a significant contribution to the profession.

Fellowship is the higher qualification of the ASM which is granted by the Council on the recommendation of the National Examinations & Qualifications Board.

Please download information on the examination process below:


Fellowship eligibility criteria:

  • A financial MASM member of ASM at the time of applying for the fellowship.

  • At least 10 years' experience in the field of microbiology.

required supporting documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including details of your tertiary and other relevant qualifications, a list of your major publications.

  • Completion of a FASM Referee Declaration (form downloadable at the bottom on the left). 

Applications are required at least two weeks in advance of the next NEQB meeting to be considered at the following meeting. Visit the ASM Calendar for meeting dates.

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