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The Killam Program of the Canada Council for the Arts: Killam Research Fellowships

Sponsor Canada Council for the Arts
Posted 2017-03-22
Internal Deadline 2017-05-10
External Deadline 2017-05-15

Applicants are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer, Coordinator Institutional Nominations & Awards, VP Research (ellens@mun.ca), if they are interested in applying for this competititon at least 6 weeks before the sponsr's deadline


Applicants are advised to read these instructions carefully and to get in touch with the Killam Program if they have any questions which cannot be answered with support from Ellen Steinhauer or Research Grant and Contract Services.


The Killam Program of the Canada Council for the Arts: Killam Research Fellowships


These awards, which are administered by the Canada Council, provide support  to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest. The awards honour the memory and exceptional achievements of Mrs. Dorothy J. Killam’s husband, Izaak Walton Killam.

The Killam Research Fellowships are funded through lifetime and testamentary gifts to the Canada Council from Mrs. Killam. The fellowships are awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support scholars doing research in any of the following fields:

• humanities
• social sciences
• natural sciences
• health sciences
• engineering
• interdisciplinary studies within these fields.

The Canada Council does not wish to specify or exclude any areas of research at this time.

The fellowships provide two years of release time from teaching and administrative duties to individual scholars who wish to pursue independent research. The fellowships are awarded to individuals, but the funds are paid to and administered by universities or research institutes.


For more information on this funding opportunity, see the Killam Program website or visit http://killam.canadacouncil.ca/welcome.asp.


Candidates for a KRF must contact the Killam Program at killam@canadacouncil.ca  to obtain a user name and password. In addition to this information, the applicant will receive a PIN number. This PIN will serve to identify the applicant to the Killam Program upon submission of the applicant’s CV from the Common CV Web site.


The document Instructions to Applicants has been updated. It contains instructions for both the Killam Web site and the Common CV Web site.


This opportunity was posted by Research Grant and Contract Services. 

Last updated: 2017-03-22 16:14:59