KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada 2021

Good news! KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada2021 is currently open for international students. KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada 2021 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for postdoctoral studies. The scholarship offers an annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel research allowance of $4,000 over two years and many more benefits.

The Killam Scholarship was created in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his spouse, Dorothy Johnston Killam, and through donations created during her lifetime. Their main objective is to assist advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

The Research Fellowships are offered yearly by the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are accessible in most areas of study. It was Mrs. Killam’s wish that those chosen to receive fellowships would: “Be inclined to encourage the development of learning or gain distinction in the industry.


Deadline:  November 13, 2020

Institution(s): The University of British Colombia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a worldwide centre for teaching, education and research, consistently rated among the top 20 public universities in the world and of late acknowledged as North America’s most international university.

Ever since 1915, our motto, Tuum Est (It is Yours), has been a affirmation of our commitment to drawing and supporting those who have the ambition to shape a better world. Consequently, UBC students, faculty and staff continue to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo, placing us at the front position of discovery, education and engagement. UBC heartens bold thinking, inquisitiveness and creativity, so you can realize your greatest potential.

Level of Study: Postdoctoral

Study in: Canada

Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) are persons who have accomplished a doctoral degree and who are looking for further training in a specific area of research. As esteemed members of the UBC community, PDFs make an crucial contribution to the research environment of the University and to their selected field. By doing so, they elevate the profile of themselves and UBC. They work under the general direction of a faculty member and may help with the supervision of graduate students.

Courses Offered:

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Program Period:

One- two years

Benefits of KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada

KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • An annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years
  • a travel research allowance of $4,000 over two years.

Eligibility for KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada

To be eligible for KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • Should not have pursued PhD-level studies at any campus of the University of British Columbia.
  • Should have accomplished all requirements of their PhD no more than 24 months preceding to the anticipated fellowship start date.
  • Should not presently hold a tenure-track or continuing faculty position at a university or college. Applicants who currently have a temporary, term or non-tenure track faculty appointments are qualified to apply.

How to Apply for KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada

Please follow the steps to avail KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Canada:

  1. Make or obtain a copy of your original academic records
  2. Send them to the home university, and ask your home university to:
    • confirm that the photocopies are consistent with their records
    • prove that the copies are accurate and stamp them with an official university stamp
    • place the confirmed, stamped photocopies in sealed envelopes endorsed by the Registrar
    • Deliver the sealed, authorized envelopes to the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, attention Killam Postdocs, 6371 Crescent Road, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z2.
  3. Enquiries about the Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship can be directed to [email protected].

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