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The Killam Fellowship is an exciting exchange program offered by Fulbright Canada. Accepted students receive a $5000 award per semester to study at one of 18 Canadian partner institutions, making this program a prestigoius and incredibly affordable opportunity. Applicants will list their top choices of institutions which vary in location, size, language immersion, and academic offerings leaving flexibility to find a school that meets all of your personal and academic needs.

In addition to studying abroad at a world class university, students participating in this fellowship will be associated with the Fulbright organization and it's professional development opportunities which include internships, community engagement, travel, and more.

Students can choose to study for a semester or full year.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • International Business
  • Public Affairs
  • Advertising
  • Engineering Studies
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Public Health
  • African And African Diaspora S
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • American Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Latin
  • Religious Studies
  • Ancient History And Classical
  • European Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Rhetoric And Writing
  • Anthropology
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Science
  • Art Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Marketing
  • Social Science
  • Art History
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • French Civilization
  • Music
  • Studio Art
  • Chemistry
  • General Engineering
  • Natural Sciences
  • Theatre And Dance
  • Communication
  • Geography
  • Neuroscience
  • Urban Studies
  • Computational Science, Enginee
  • Government
  • Physics
  • Women's And Gender Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Writing

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Academic Information

Students can choose from 18 different institutions to meet their academic needs. Please visit the link below for a full list of the participating schools. Students will need to conduct some of their own research, but will also receive guidance from the Study Abroad Program Coordinator and Fulbright.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and French


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students receive a $5000 award from this Fulbright fellowship program after acceptance. Tuition costs and grants remain the same as a typical semester at UT. In addition to the award, students are still eligible for other scholarships. The Killam Fellowship also offers a $800 travel grant and an allowance towards health insurance.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 11, 2021 to May 28, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: December 1, 2020
- Fall
  • August 16, 2021 to December 17, 2021
  • Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: December 1, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website

Next Step

Interested students should schedule an appointment with Joshua Monthei. Please note that the application deadline is the same for Fall and Spring participation. Applicants must apply through UT first in order to be nominated.

Program information above is subject to change