Killam Awards

The Killam Programs support advanced education and research at the University of Calgary, four other Canadian Universities as well as at the Canada Council for the Arts. The awards, established in 1965 in memory of Izaak Walton Killam, were created by his wife, Dorothy Johnston Killam through the combination of a bequest in her will and donations made throughout her life.


Killam Research and Teaching Awards

Honours outstanding teaching and research at the University of Calgary.


Killam Memorial Chair

Open to distinguished academics in the fields of science or engineering.


Killam Annual Professors

Awards national or international recognized professors.


Killam Visiting Scholar

Awarded annually to a distinguished scholar making a significant contribution to academic life at the University of Calgary.


Killam Doctoral Scholarships

The Izaak Walton Killam Doctoral Scholarship is awarded to students who will be in their first, second or third year of doctoral studies during the tenure of the award.

Details through the Graduate Awards Database

Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition

Enables postdoctoral scholars to engage in training and develop and initiate original research.