Killam Research Fellowship

The Killam Research Fellowships are release time awards that provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest within the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, or studies linking any of these disciplines.

Prize amount

$70,000 a year (fellowship granted for two years)

How to Qualify

Apply to the Council.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipients from among all applications received.

Read the Killam Fellowships Guidelines for eligibility criteria and apply on the online application system.

Visit the Killam Program website for more information on the Killam Fellowships.

Please find the instructions and sample application form here:


Agency Name: 
Canada Council - Killam Program
Contact Name:
Grant Amount: 
$70,000 a year (fellowship granted for two years)
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Internal Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Social Science
Fine Arts
Grant Eligibility: