The Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students from universities in Canada and the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country. Students may participate in the program either as a direct exchange student (registering at their home university, paying their home fees, and attending the host university as an exchange visitor) or as a self-placed visiting student (applying for and registering at the host university, and paying host tuition fees).
US citizen. Enrolled full time as an undergraduate. Students are probably most competitive as sophomores or juniors. Seniors: eligible students cannot graduate before the end of the award year. Any major. Superior academic record. French proficiency if enrolling in francophone schools. Candidates should demonstrate a good fit with the goals of the program, including strong ambassadorial qualities.
* In addition to the C$5,000 per semester cash prize ($10,000 for a full academic year), and the C$500 allowance for health insurance costs, all Fellows are eligible to apply for a mobility grant in an amount not to exceed C$800. The idea of the Mobility Program is to allow students to undertake an educational field trip, providing them with the opportunity to gain a fuller understanding of the culture of the Canada.
1-2 semesters of study.
Approximately 40 scholarships. $5000 per semester plus $500 for health insurance and up to $800 for travel. Also funds are provided for an orientation in Ottawa and a seminar in Washington DC.