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Killam Research Fellowships

CCA Killam Fellowship 2020


Building Canada's future through research.

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*Competition suspended*

The competition for the Killam Research Fellowship is suspended while the Canada Council for the Arts is reviewing its suite of prizes. More information will soon be available.

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.

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