Building Canada's future through research.
What is this prize?
The Killam Research Fellowships are awarded to active Canadian scholars who have made a significant and remarkable contribution to their respective fields in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences or engineering.
$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.
Who created this prize?
These prizes, which are among the most distinguished research awards in Canada, were established by the Killam Trusts by means of a bequest and gift of Mrs. Dorothy J. Killam in memory of her husband, Izaak Walton Killam, and his outstanding achievements.
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