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Fully Funded Killam Doctoral Scholarships at UBC

Fully Funded Killam Doctoral Scholarships at UBC

Fully Funded
Country: Canada
City: Vancouver
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The University of British Colombia (UBC) invites scholarships application for fully funded Killam Doctoral program. The Killam Scholarship and Prize Programs were established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy Johnston Killam, and through gifts made during her lifetime. The primary purpose of the programs is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

The University selects the postdoctoral applicants on the basis of their high academic achievement, personal qualities, and demonstrated aptitudes. Further, UBC will consider the proposed program of study of PhD candidates if they are eligible for the fully funded Killam Scholarships. UBC awards the fellowships for a maximum of two years, subject to review at the end of the first year. The number of new awards offered presently varies between three and five per year.

Fully Funded Killam Doctoral Scholarships at UBC

As the beneficiary of UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarships, applicants will receive an annual stipend of $30,000. Further, the scholarships are available for a maximum of two years. Also, the University of British Columbia will provide travel and research allowance of $2,000 for the duration of the scholarship.

Eligibility for Killam Doctoral Scholarships

  • applicants must have completed no more than 24 months of doctoral study as of the start date of the scholarship.
  • However, applicants must not have pursued PhD-level studies at any campus of the University of British Columbia.
  • must not currently hold a tenure-track or continuing faculty position at a university or college. Applicants who currently hold a temporary, term or non-tenure track faculty appointments are eligible to apply.
  • may be citizens of any country; though there are no restrictions regarding the nationality of applicants, successful candidates must be able to meet all Canadian immigration requirements

How to apply for Killam Doctoral Scholarships at the University of British Colombia?

Eligible candidates can apply for the Killam Doctoral scholarship at UBC by completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, The Killam Scholarships are part of the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition. Hence, the candidates must submit the Affiliated Fellowships-Doctoral award competition form.


The University of British Colombia will accept applications for the fully funded Killam Doctoral scholarships until September 17, 2019. The university will not consider applications arriving after the deadline. Hence, the university appeals the interested PhD candidates to apply for the Killam Scholarships at the UBC before the deadline.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline17 September,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity of British Colombia
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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