The Killam Fellowships Program is administered by the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the U.S. It is supported by the American Killam Trusts, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, and the Foundation. The Program provides support for undergraduate students in either country to participate in a binational residential academic exchange program. Scholarship recipients spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the host country. Selected students receive $5000 (US) for a semester; $10,000 for a full year.
The program is open to all qualified undergraduate students in both countries. Clemson students can apply to the direct exchange program, which is limited to the participating university partners. Clemson has been a university partner since the spring of 2008. Partner institutions are listed below.
Canadian Partners: Acadia University, Dalhousie University, McGill University, McMaster University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Mount Allison University, Queen's University, Université de Montréal, University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, University of Victoria, York University.
American Partners: American University, Arizona State University, Bridgewater State College, Clemson University, Ithaca College, Smith College, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, University of Maine, University of Southern California, University of Washington, Vanderbilt University, Wellesley College.
The on-campus deadline for this program is normally late January for the following academic year (for example, January of 2014 for either fall 2014 or spring 2015). Contact either Dr. Sharon Nagy in the Office of Global Engagement or Dr. Lesly Temesvari in the Department of Biological Sciences if you are interested in applying for this scholarship. Flyer
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