Killam Undergraduate Fellowship Program for Americans
Who Can Apply: U.S. citizens; full-time undergraduates with a superior and competitive academic record; all majors
Description: The Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in Canada.
This program, administered by Fulbright Canada, is supported by the American Killam Trusts and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. It is an integral part of the Foundation's multidimensional strategy to foster mutual understanding between Canada and the United States of America.
Duration: One or two semesters
National Deadline: January 31 (postmark date)
Award Amount: The Killam Fellowships Program provides a cash award of $5,000 U.S. per semester ($10,000 for a full academic year), an all-expense paid three-day orientation in Ottawa, and a three-day all-expense paid seminar in Washington, D.C. In addition, the Foundation provides all American Killam Fellows with a health insurance allowance of $500 Cdn. All Killam Fellows are also eligible to apply for a mobility (in-country travel) grant in an amount not to exceed $800. The idea of the mobility initiative is to allow students to undertake an educational field trip, providing the Fellows with the opportunity to gain a fuller understanding of the culture in Canada.