The Academy shall be composed of Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Honorary Fellows, and Posthumous Fellows.
Fellows, including Honorary and Posthumous, are those individuals who meet the criteria for eligibility and are admitted to the Academy after ratification by the ENA Board of Directors. Posthumous Fellows are deceased individuals who previously met the criteria for active involvement and enduring and substantial contributions for Academy membership. Nominations for Posthumous Fellowship must be submitted by at least one Fellow of the Academy. No application fee is required. Upon acceptance there are no annual dues fees for Posthumous Fellows.
The Posthumous Fellows application below remains open year-round to allow a rolling submission period. Applications will be reviewed for acceptance on an annual basis following the current Fellowship Application timeline. For example, all posthumous applications
received by noon Central time on Feb. 18 will be considered for the 2022 Class of Fellows. Applications received after that deadline date will be considered for the next year's Class of Fellows.