The Killam Scholarship and Prize Programmes were established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy J. Killam, and through gifts made during her lifetime. Their primary purpose is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Application Deadline: 13th September, 2022
Offered annually? Yes
- Permanent Resident
Number of Awardees: Approximately 15-20 awards
Value of Scholarship: $30,000 per annum and a $2,000 allowance for research-related travel during the 24 months of the scholarship.
Duration of Scholarship: Two years
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding, applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship. Therefore, applicants to the 2022-2023 competition must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of 1 September 2023
How to Apply: Students who are eligible for the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS-D) (such as Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada) are required to apply for CGS-D. Students who submit an NSERC, SSHRC or CIHR doctoral award application to UBC Okanagan are also eligible for Killam Scholarship funding, and do not need to submit a separate application.
Killam applicants (such as international students) must submit their application materials to the College of Graduate Studies by the deadline indicated above.
The Killam Doctoral Scholarships are part of the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition. To be considered for the Killam Doctoral Scholarships, you must apply for the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition.
Please ensure all application materials and references are received by the College of Graduate Studies at [email protected] by the competition deadline indicated above.