50 Years of Groundbreaking Research
Celebrating Canada’s finest scholars and their impact on our lives
Building Canada's Future through Research
Since 1967, the Killam Program has been recognizing outstanding scholars and supporting them to continue their innovative work in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies. The Canada Council for the Arts administers and promotes this program which includes the two components below:
As one of the thousands of Canadian scholars, from graduate students to professors, who have benefited from Killam award programs, I am grateful to the Canada Council for this great honour.
Dr. Axel Becke (Natural Sciences, 2016)
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The Fellowship is the best thing that ever happened to me professionally. It has set me free from the constant interruptions of quotidian academic life and allows me to reach my full academic potential. I have never been happier at work!
Susanna Braund (Humanities, 2016)