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Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship

Alberta (AB), Canada

Award value

CAD$45,000.00 (US$ 32,838)


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



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About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University of Alberta

Number of awards

14 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

Total Value: CAN $45,000

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

January 2024

Other criteria

Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Not subject specific

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

  • First Class Academic Standing equivalent to a GPA of 3.5 or greater over the student's current graduate program graded coursework at University of Arizona
  • Must be a continuing in, or have been recommended for admission to, a doctoral degree program
  • For continuing PhD students this award can be offered up to and including the sixth year of a doctoral program
  • For continuing PhD students funding for a seventh year will only be considered if a compelling explanation [illness, or parental leave, or personal catastrophe] outlined in a letter of support from the department is provided
  • Applicants must have completed no more than 48 months in the doctoral program as of December 31, 2019
  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate work [master's or doctoral level] before start of tenure
  • Applicants should anticipate being registered in their doctoral program for at least 18 months [as of May 2020] as the award is offered for two years
  • All fields are eligible for funding
  • Qualifying students, students on academic probation, or students registered in cost-recovery programs are not eligible
  • Offered to outstanding students
  • Selection based on the applicant's likelihood to contribute to the advancement of learning or to win distinction in their profession
  • Killam's scholars should not be one-sided, and their intellect should be complemented by a sound character
  • Tenure of award may begin on May 1 or September 1
  • The award is offered for two years, subject to renewal in year two of the award (renewals must meet eligibility requirements and submit proper documentation
  • If the student is registered as part-time at the time of application they may apply; however, they must register full-time to hold the award

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on the application process. Nominations are submitted to FGSR by the Department (or Faculty). The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to FGSR. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

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Contact the institution for more details on the application process, eligibility, and any other information about the scholarship and courses offered.

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