Student Receives Killam Fellowship to Study in Canada
Hillary Sponable, a senior French education major, has been granted a Killam Fellowships Award to study at Université de Montréal for the fall semester.
As a Killam Fellow at Université de Montréal. Sponable will be studying French education as well as Canadian and Quebec studies.
“It gives me great pleasure to congratulate Hillary Sponable on her achievements and on being selected as a Killam Fellow,” said Dr. Michael Hawes, executive director of the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States “Ms. Sponable recognizes the cultural value of this program as well as its academic uses and is just the kind of fellow we hope for. We wish her all the best at Université de Montréal and in her studies.”
As a student at Université de Montréal, Sponable hopes to perfect her command of the French language by being immersed in a French Canadian city. She is also looking forward to learning more about the Quebec and Canadian regional cultures first-hand while living in Canada on exchange.
The Killam Fellowships Program provides undergraduate students from select universities in Canada and the United States with the opportunity to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country. The program is administered by the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States, a joint, bi-national, treaty-based organization created to encourage mutual understanding between Canada and the United States through academic and cultural exchange.
The Killam Fellowships Program is now accepting applications for its 10th anniversary
year. This program is supported by the American Killam Trusts and is a major initiative
in their multifaceted efforts to foster mutual understanding between the citizens
of Canada and those of the United States.
For more information, contact Jesse Schell, Fulbright Canada, at 613-688-5519.