The Killam Research Fellowships are awarded annually to well-established researchers, on a competitive basis, in the following fields:
- social sciences
- natural sciences
- health sciences
- studies linking any of these disciplines.
Killam Research Fellowships provide two years of release time from teaching and administrative duties to individual scholars who wish to pursue independent research.
Note: The award is not intended as a subsidy for the overall research or teaching program of a department, institute or centre, and it is not offered for work undertaken as part of a degree program
An individual may win this award only once.
Killam Research Fellowships provide release time and are valued at $70,000 per year. The funds are paid to the university or research institution which employs the Fellow. Fellowship recipients must obtain support for research and laboratory costs from other sources.
The university or research institution that employs the Killam Research Fellow is expected to relieve him or her of all teaching and administrative responsibilities, and to continue to pay the Fellow’s full salary and benefits during the full tenure of the fellowship. The fellowship funds assist the university or research institution in defraying the costs of replacing the Fellow and in paying the Fellow’s salary and benefits during the two-year fellowship period.
ORS deadline in order to provide a full review of your application: May 1, 2017
Agency deadline:May 15, 2017
NOTE: Please submit a hardcopy of your application along with an ORS checklist to the Office of Research Services by Thursday, May 11th, 4:30pm, so that ORS can electronically approve your application on Monday, May 15th.
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