Dalhousie awards Killam Predoctoral Scholarships on a competitive basis to outstanding graduate students in thesis-based programs (Master’s or Doctoral level) in any discipline in the sciences, engineering, humanities, and social sciences. Master’s students may hold a Level 1 Killam Scholarship for up to 24 months (but not past the end of the second year of your program).
- Awards are open to both Canadian and international students
- As applicants must be eligible to receive scholarship support for at least two years, only master’s students who have yet to begin their program may apply
- You must also apply for funding from relevant provincial, national and/or international agencies, such as NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR, NSHRF, etc.
The Harmonized Scholarship Competition for major FGS-managed scholarships beginning between May 2024 and January 2025 is now open. Please carefully review the information below before submitting an application.
Applications will be automatically directed to departmental judges as they are submitted. You may withdraw and re-submit your application at any time until the deadline.