08 November 2019
KILLAM POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP – The University of British Columbia
The Killam Scholarship and Prize Programmes were established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy Johnston Killam, and through gifts made during her lifetime. Their primary purpose 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 provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. It was Mrs. Killam’s desire that those selected to receive fellowships: “be likely to contribute to the advancement of learning or to win distinction in a profession”.
Number of available scholarships: The number of new awards offered each year presently varies between three and five.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Arts and Sciences.
- Creative and critical studies.
- Health and social development.
for more information about the specializations check this link.
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The program can be maximum for 2 years
- Applicants must have completed all requirements of their PhD no more than 24 months (for this competition, no earlier than April 30, 2017)prior to the anticipated fellowship start date. Completion of PhD requirements refers to the date that the applicant completed all the steps required for obtaining their degree. Although these requirements may vary by institution and degree type, they normally include thesis defense corrections and thesis deposition. It is not the convocation date.
- The period of eligibility may be extended for applicants who have had their career interrupted or delayed for the purpose of child rearing, illness, or health-related family responsibilities. The interruption(s) or delay(s) must have occurred after the applicant completed all the requirements of their PhD. Note that the eligibility window will only be extended by the duration of the delay(s) or interruption(s), to a maximum of one year. Justification for the extension must be provided in the Special Circumstances attachment.
- Applicants cannot have pursued PhD-level studies at any campus of the University of British Columbia.
- Applicants must not currently hold a tenure-track or continuing faculty position at a university or college. Applicants who currently hold a temporary or term faculty appointments are eligible to apply.Generally “tenure or tenure-track” refers to an open-ended academic position in which the holder can teach, form a research group, and apply for externally funded research as a principal investigator.
- Applicants should have shown outstanding ability in research, in that they would be likely to contribute to the advancement of learning or to win distinction in their profession.
- Applicants should not be one-sided, and have a sound character that complements their intellect.
- Applicants may be citizens of any country; though there are no restrictions regarding nationality of applicants, successful candidates must be able to meet all Canadian immigration requirements, to check the requirements for immigration check the link.
- Up to $50,000 annual stipend for a maximum of two years, plus a travel research allowance of $4,000 over two years.
First Step: You will need to send the application firstly to the unit or department where you want to take the fellowship and the department will sent the best candidate to the university, and each department has its internal deadline, so you have to communicate with them via E-mail to know the deadline and the official way of receiving the application.
Note: You can choose your desired department from here.
Second Step: Applicants must submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to your desired unit .The NOI should include: project’s title, the name of their supervisor, a brief summary of the program of research and this step is after communicating with the department to know the details. The notice of intent must be using this template here.
Third Step: If you are eligible, the department and the supervisor will collaborate with you to complete the application. Complete your application electronically no hand written, Application link.
Note: The application must be sent before the regulated deadline of the department and it must associated withe the following:
- Research proposal (maximum of two pages)
- Ancillary materials (optional, maximum of one page)
- Personal statement (maximum of one page)
- Special circumstances (optional, maximum of one page)
- CV from the Canadian Common CVsite here.
- One letter of support from your proposed supervisor
- Three letters of reference.
- Unofficial electronic transcripts.
For information about the requested files and its format check the link.
Third Step: After sending the application and associated files, wait for response from the University.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Hesham Galal / Egypt“
Reviewed by “ Mona Awad / Egypt ”
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