General Information on the Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships
Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded annually at Dalhousie University to recently graduated scholars of superior academic research ability in any discipline. Awards are tenable for two years and include travel costs, a research grant, and a conference travel allowance.
Parental Leave - You may interrupt your active Killam award for a parental leave. Parental Leave can be approved for up to 12 months with 4 months of financial support and the remainder of the award will be held in abeyance for 8 months. You must obtain approval from your university prior to your leave and interruption of your award.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications and all supporting documents in the Department is December 15th. (Please allow sufficient time for delivery.) In years where the 15th falls during the weekend, the deadline will be the following Monday.
All application documents must be forwarded to:
Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee
c/o the Chair of the Department to which the candidate is applying
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, B3H 4H6
Forms and Documents
|2016 Application - Brochure & Guidelines||PDF - 73kB
|2016 Application||DOC - 116kB||PDF - 51kB|
For KPDF Recipients
|Orientation Guide||DOC - 61kB||PDF - 27kB|
|Research Grant - Guidelines & Application||DOC - 90kB||PDF - 119kB|
|How to Claim Against your KPDF Research Grant||DOC - 34kB||PDF - 48kB|
|Travel Grant - Guidelines & Application||DOC - 101kB||PDF - 108kB|
Departmental KPDF Documents
|KPDF Competition: Faculty/Department/School Responsibilities||PDF - 25kB|
|KPDF Competition: Faculty/Department/School Tracking Sheet||DOC - 77 kB||PDF - 47kB|
|KPDF Competition: Report of Dean/Chair/Director/Head (or Designate)||DOC - 60kB||PDF - 22kB|
|KPDF Competition: Complete Application Checklist||DOC - 72kB||PDF - 27kB|