Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2025

The Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is open to all nationals. The Killam Scholarship was created in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his spouse, Dorothy Johnston Killam, and through donations created during her lifetime. Their primary objective is to support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are given annually by the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are accessible in most areas of study. It was Mrs. Killam’s wish that those chosen to receive fellowships would: “Be inclined to encourage the development of learning or gain distinction in the industry.


Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2025
Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2025


Deadline: 30 November 2024

Study in: Canada

Providers: University of British Columbia

Study Level: FellowshipPost Doc

Area of Study: Subject Offered by University

Funding Types: Fully Funded Fellowships



The eligibility criteria for the Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship are stated below:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • Must not have pursued PhD-level studies at any campus of the University of British Columbia.
  • Must have completed all requirements of their PhD no more than 24 months prior to the anticipated fellowship start date.
  • 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.



The benefits of the Fully Funded KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship are:

  • An annual stipend of $60,000 for a maximum of two years
  • A travel research allowance of $4,000 over two years.



How to Apply for KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship?

Please follow the steps to avail KILLAM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship:

  1. Make or obtain a copy of your original academic records
  2. Send them to the home university, and ask your home university to:
    • verify that the photocopies are consistent with their records
    • attest that the copies are true and stamp them with an official university stamp
    • put the attested, stamped photocopies in sealed envelopes endorsed by the Registrar
  3. Submit the sealed, endorsed envelopes to the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, attention Killam Postdocs, 6371 Crescent Road, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z2.
  4. Enquiries about the Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship can be directed to [email protected].


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