Requires campus nomination and must be submitted through the Fellowships Office.
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.
All American applicants for the Killam Fellowships Program must be U.S. citizens; full-time undergraduate students in good standing at a fully accredited degree granting college or university in the United States; have met the eligibility requirements of their home university(as they relate to the participation in international exchange programs); be fluent in the English language (and/or French, where appropriate);have a superior and competitive academic record; complete the application process prior to the published deadlines, in the case of the direct exchange applicants; and, be nominated by one’s home university.
The Killam Fellowships Program provides a cash award of $5,000 US per semester ($10,000 for a full academic year), and includes a three day orientation in Ottawa, and a three day spring seminar in Washington. In addition, the Foundation provides all American Killam Fellows with a health insurance allowance of $500 Cdn.