KILLAM Postdoctoral Fellowship 2025 in Canada

KILLAM Postdoctoral Fellowship 2025-2026 is open to international students. The scholarship provides an annual stipend of $60,000 for up to two years, a travel research grant of $4,000 for two years, and many other benefits.

The Killam Scholarship was established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the bequest of his wife, Dorothy Johnston Killam, and gifts made during her lifetime. Their main purpose is to support undergraduate studies and research at 5 Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Study awards UBC Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships annually available in most fields of study. Mrs. Killam’s wish was for the scholarship recipients: “Tend to promote learning development or achieve recognition in the field.

KILLAM Postdoctoral Fellowship 2025 Summary

Level of Study:

  • Postdoctoral


  • University of British Colombia

Study in:

  • Canada

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Program Period:

  • One-two years


  • 30th November 2024


Fellowship Coverages

The KILLAM Postdoc Fellowship offers the following benefits to the recipient:

  • Annual grant of $60,000 for up to two years.
  • Travel research grant of $4,000 for two years.

KILLAM Postdoctoral Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a KILLAM Post-Doc Research Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Language is English​​
  • Eligible Countries: Any country in the world
  • Must not be applying for a PhD at any university from the British Columbia campus.
  • You must have completed all doctoral requirements no later than 24 months before the expected start date of the fellowship.
  • Must not hold a permanent or continuing faculty position at a university or college. Applicants who are presently tenured, part-time, or non-tenured faculty may apply.


How to Apply?

Follow the instructions to apply for a KILLAM Postdoc Research Fellowship:

  1. Obtain a copy of your original academic documents
  2. Send them to your home university and apply to your home university:
  • make sure the copies match the documents
  • authenticate the copies and stamp them with an official University stamp
  • place the stamped copies in sealed envelopes approved by the Registrar
  1. Deliver the sealed certified envelopes to the Faculty of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, attention Killam Postdocs, 6371 Crescent Road, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z2.
  2. Questions about the Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship can be sent to

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