Killam Research Fellowships – Canada Council for the Arts

The Killam Research Fellowships are awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support scholars doing research in
any of the following fields: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, studies linking any of the disciplines within these fields.

Faculty of Education Associate Dean’s Office: May 1, 2009 (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: May 8, 2009
Canada Council: May 15, 2009

Value: 2 full years of release time. The awards are valued at $70,000 per year.

Description: The Killam Research Fellowship Program is designed to recognize and support distinguished Canadian scholars, normally full professors at Canadian universities and research institutes, who have established an outstanding reputation in their area of research.

Eligibility:  Killam Research Fellowships are intended for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship is a full professor in a Canadian university. Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at UWO.

Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development & Services  and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant and Assoc Dean signatures).

More information

Applications: There are no hard copy application forms: applicants must submit their requests through the Canada Council’s online application system ( To gain access to the Internet form, applicants must send an email to the Killam Program (to requesting a user name, password and personal identification number (PIN).


2 Responses to Killam Research Fellowships – Canada Council for the Arts

  1. My goal is to formulate my very own project since you don’t see any reliable jobs ?n existence.

    Can any individual provide any suggestions or web pages as to how to apply for government grant money to implement my personal small business? I have been previously looking over the internet but every single web-site asks for money and I have already been told by the unemployment office to stay away from the websites that want cash for grant information as they are scam. I’d be truly thankful for any assistance.

    • kueneman says:

      This site is for Canadian researchers – specifically those at our institution’s Faculty of Education – looking for grants to support research projects. Your question is beyond the scope of this blog

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