Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018/2019 (up to $70,000)

Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018/2019 (up to $70,000)

Deadline: September 19, 2018

Applications are invited for the Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018/2019. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth.

Seventy (70) fellowships are awarded annually. A total of up to 140 awards are active at any time. Fellowships are distributed equally among the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

  • Attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally
  • Develop their leadership potential
  • Position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow

Fellowship

  • The fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year (taxable)

Eligibility

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply;
  • Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution;
  • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a foreign university may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution;
  • Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a Canadian university may hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at either a Canadian institution or an institution outside of Canada;
  • Applicants to the 2018-19 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:
    • between September 15, 2015 and September 30, 2019 (inclusively), and
    • before the start date of their award.
  • Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than October 15, 2019.

Application

Click here to read the application guidelines before proceeding to apply

For more information, visit Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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