Killam Doctoral Scholarships at the University of British Columbia, Canada


The University of British Columbia is currently accepting applications for the Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Both Canadian and international students are welcome to apply. Up to 20 awards are given annually. Those awards covers annual stipend of $30,000 and research-travel allowance of $2,000. The closing date of application is September each year.

Scholarship Description
The UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies. Their primary purpose is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Award Value
Approximately 15-20 awards are made each year to the top doctoral candidates in the Affiliated Fellowships competition. The stipend is $30,000 per annum for two years and a $2,000 allowance for research-related travel during the 24 months of the scholarship.

Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral program in any field.

Place of Study
At the University of British Columbia in Canada.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding, applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship. Therefore, applicants to the fall competition must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of September 1.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Applicants submit their application materials to the College of Graduate Studies. Please note that students who submit an NSERC doctoral or an SSHRC doctoral award application to the College of Graduate Studies and are successfully forwarded to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS), are automatically considered for Killam Doctoral Scholarship funding. These students do not need to submit a separate Affiliated Fellowship application. Applicants may submit complete application forms directly to graduate or submit a hard (paper) copy to the College of Graduate Studies.

Submission Deadline
September each year

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