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Grants and Fellowships

  • Canadian Studies Grant Program

    Each year the Canadian Embassy has an open competition for the Canadian Studies Grant Program. Grants are normally available in the following categories:

    Individual Grants

    • Research Grants
    • Doctoral Student Research Awards
    • Faculty Enrichment Program

  • Institutional Grants

    • Program Enrichment
    • Conference Grants
    • North American Research Linkages Grant
    • Outreach Grant Program
    • Library Support Program

    Complete information on these grants is available from the following website of the Government of Canada.

  • Fulbright Opportunities

    Fulbright Canada has a wide range of programs that provide talented students and scholars with the opportunity to study, teach and/or do research in Canada. Fulbright Canada is open to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and eminent scholars. For more information about specific programs, visit Contact the Chief Program Officer, Jennifer Regan, at or 613-688-5517 for more information about Fulbright Canada opportunities.

  • Killam Fellowship

    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, 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 $5,000 (U.S.) for a semester; $10,000 (U.S.) 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 spring 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 Partner: 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. (A student appling for either fall 2015 or spring 2016 would have applied Janaury of 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