The Killam Prize 2019

Killam will also be hosting an information session on Friday, March 29th with more information available here.



The Killam Prizes are awarded to active Canadian scholars who have made a substantial and significant contribution to their respective fields in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences or engineering.


Prize amount: Up to five prizes of $100,000 each (one prize per discipline)


Deadline: June 15, 2019


How to qualify

Nominations must be submitted to the Council by an expert in the same field as the nominee.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipients from among all nominees.

Read the Killam Prizes Guidelines for eligibility criteria and the nomination form.

Visit the Killam Program website for more information on the Killam Prizes.