They could follow in the footsteps of Tim Berners Lee, Bill Gates, Vint Cerf, and Grace Hopper by receiving Distinguished Fellowship of BCS.

Over 30 digital masterminds hold this prestigious title for their contribution to IT. What’s most potent about all of them is that they’ve used their foresight to pursue developments that benefit our society.

We’re able to officially recognise and thank them for their ingenuity thanks to our royal charter.

How do I nominate someone for DistFBCS?

Our nomination period runs from early May to mid-June every year, and anyone can be nominated by anyone - you don’t even have to be a BCS member.

We welcome nominations from all backgrounds. Their contribution should be considered of major importance to the overall development of computing, and they will have gained substantial recognition through peer review over an extensive and sustained career.

Why not nominate someone who you believe has led positive change in our digital age?

Our Distinguished Fellows

Find out who’s received this prestigious award.

Roll of Distinguished Fellows

Distinguished Fellowship Award

Call for nominations are now open.

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