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Killam Research Fellowships

Killam Program transferred to NRC

The administration of the Killam Program has been transferred from the Canada Council for the Arts to the National Research Council Canada (NRC). For inquiries about Program administration prior to the 2022–2023 cohort, please contact prizes@canadacouncil.ca. For all other inquiries, please visit the NRC’s webpage for the National Killam Program

CCA Killam Fellowship 2020


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What is this award?

The Killam Research Fellowships provide support to scholars of exceptional ability by granting them time to pursue 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.

Who created this award?

These awards, which are among the most distinguished research fellowships in Canada, were established by the Killam Trusts by means of a gift and bequest from Mrs. Dorothy J. Killam in memory of her husband, Izaak Walton Killam, and his outstanding achievements.

For more information visit the Killam Program.

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