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Killam Fellowships

Goes By: Killam
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Provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada and the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country.

Students may participate in the program either as a direct exchange student (registering at their home university, paying their home fees, and attending the host university as an exchange visitor) or as a self-placed visiting student (applying for and registering at the host university, and paying host tuition fees). The Program includes a three day orientation in Ottawa, and a three day spring seminar in Washington.

Award Value

Offers $10,000 US ($5,000 US per semester), along with an allowance of $500 to offset health insurance costs.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Social Sciences, Mass Communication, Law, Humanities, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, Education, Business, All
Areas of Interest:
Language Funding No
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Killam Postmark Deadline
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Last updated: December 15, 2016

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