Killam Doctoral Scholarships 2021

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EligibilityStudents pursuing Doctoral Studies
AwardCAD 30,000 per year and other benefits

About the Program


Killam Doctoral Scholarships 2021 is a doctoral scholarship offered to doctoral degree holders. This scholarship aims to support advanced education and research at five Canadian Universities and the Canada Council for the Arts. About 15 to 20 selected scholars will be able to receive an annual stipend worth CAD 30,000 for two years and a travel allowance of CAD 2,000.

  • Killam Doctoral Scholarships 2021

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be resident/Canadian/Permanent Resident/International
    • Must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of 1 September 2021

    The selected scholar will get the following awards - 

    • Annual stipend worth CAD 30,000 for two years
    • Allowance of CAD 2,000 for research-related travel
    • Tuition funding 

    Following documents are required to be submitted:

    • Letter of application
    • CV
    • Certified copies of all academic degrees
    • Research proposal
    How can you apply?

    The eligible candidate can apply for the scholarship by using the below-mentioned steps -

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button below and read all details.
    Step 2: This scholarship is a part of the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition.

    Note - Interested students can refer to the application procedure of the Affiliated Fellowships Doctoral award competition.

Important Dates

Application deadline - 15th September 2021

Selection Criteria

The selection of students for Killam Doctoral Scholarships is done on the basis of their research ability, potential, relevant experience, and achievements obtained within and beyond academia.

Terms and Conditions
  • The UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies. 
  • Killam Doctoral Scholarships are the most prestigious awards available to graduate students at UBC.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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