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Which category of HEA Fellowship is right for you? 

The Fellowship Category Tool has been designed to assist you in selecting the category of Fellowship that is the closest match to your current practice. 

The tool consists of a set of statements that are aligned to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UK PSF 2011) and its different Descriptors and Dimensions. If you are wishing to apply for Fellowship under the PSF 2023 please use the updated version of this tool. This self-analysis tool will ask about your professional activities in teaching and/or supporting learning in higher education. You will be asked about the range of activities you undertake in your practice.

By using the tool to consider your current practice, your choice of statements should help to inform which category of Fellowship is most appropriate for you. There are no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers and you should select the option which best reflects your professional practice.

When you have completed all of the sections which usually takes 10-20 minutes, you will be shown your results and a PDF report summarising your responses will be sent to the email address you provide. This will be useful as you start to put your application together for Fellowship or to reflect on your on-going professional development and career aspirations.