SNS Fellow status is conferred upon those members who have made Distinguished Contributions to the Field through:
- Exemplary clinical activity with athletes who have sustained sports-related brain injuries
- Exemplary scholarly activity related to sports brain injury
- Teaching/training activities related to sports brain injury
- Service related to sports brain injury, such as serving on national/international committees, promulgation of knowledge transfer outside of academia, involvement in legislation, and/or board service to non-governmental sports organizations.
In addition, SNS Fellows have made significant and noteworthy service contributions to SNS.