Canada Council for the Arts Research Fellowships in Canada

Canada Council for the Arts Research Fellowships in Canada

  • Location Canada
  • Level Fellowships
  • Deadline May 15, 2018
  • Academic Humanities
  • Amount $70,000

Scholarship Description

he new Killam Research Fellowships are awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support scholars doing research in any of the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences and Engineering.

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.


Entrance Requirements: Killam Research Fellowships are intended as release time from employment for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, a fellowship recipient is a full professor in a Canadian university with significant teaching and/or administrative responsibilities. Researchers who are employed in settings such as a hospital or a scientific institute etc. may qualify if they demonstrate outstanding ability and their proposed project meets generally accepted standards of scholarly merit.

Killam Research Fellows are expected to continue contributing to the Canadian research community after they have completed their fellowship project.

To be eligible, you must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status, as defined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. In keeping with the Canada Council’s commitment to equity and inclusion, the Killam Program encourages the participation of women scholars and researchers.

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