By Alicia Meehan on July 4, 2023
Killam Doctoral Scholarships are the most prestigious awards available to graduate students at UBC. The purpose of the scholarship is to support advanced education and research. Killam Doctoral Scholarships are awarded to students who are likely to advance learning or win distinction in a profession. And, for the first time, five UBC Okanagan students have won Killam Doctoral Scholarships!
This year’s winners are Emily Comeau, Alexander MacGillivray, Rubaiya Rumman, Jayme Stewart, and Kishoare Tamanna.
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By Alicia Meehan on May 27, 2022
Felix Amoh-Siaw, PhD student in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies at UBC Okanagan, has been awarded one of Canada’s most prestigious doctoral awards—the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation’s Scholarship. This is the first time a UBC Okanagan student has won the award since 2009. Nearly 500 doctoral students from 22 countries vied for their spot as a Trudeau […]
By Alicia Meehan on June 4, 2021
Each year, doctoral students from five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts vie for the prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy J. Killam, Mrs. Killam desired that those selected to receive scholarships: “Be likely to contribute to the advancement of […]
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