The Killam Impact

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Killam Laureates at Dalhousie make groundbreaking research advances that have shaped everything from immigration policy to cancer treatment; world economics, to law and literature. Focused on enabling our brightest minds to make significant contributions to their chosen field, Killam prizes – scholarships, fellowships, distinctions, chairs, professorships – provide the resources scholars and researchers need to realize their goals.

By the numbers 

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Total number of scholars across Canada receiving Killam funds between 1967-2017. 

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Provided from the Killam Bequests between 1967-2017 to support Dalhousie Scholarships and Fellowships.

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Dalhousie graduate and post doctoral students have been fully funded by the Killam Bequests.

Explore the opportunities

Killam Graduate Scholars

Killam Trust scholarships empower graduate students at Dalhousie to make significant contributions to their chosen field and realize their full potential.The funding offered at Dalhousie includes:

  • Master's scholarships
  • Doctoral scholarships
  • Scholarships for Postdoctoral fellows
  • The George Cooper Master's and Doctoral Killam Prizes

Killam Researcher Awards

Killam Awards recognize, celebrate and support early career and established academics to continue to contribute to build Canada’s future and research excellence. Dalhousie researchers are eligible for the following awards:

  • Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Chairs
  • Killam Prizes
  • Killam Research Fellowships
  • Faculty of Science Killam Professorships

Meet Dal's 2023 Killam Laureates

Watch our Killam Laureates share the transformative impact Killam funding has had on their work.