Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Partially Funded

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social, and research-based growth.

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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

Benefits

  • 70 fellowships are awarded annually
  • approximately 140 awards are active at any time.
  • Value: $70,000 per year (taxable)

Eligibilities

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and foreign citizens are eligible to apply, provided they meet the following conditions:

  • 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 Ph.D., 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 Ph.D., 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
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Confirm eligibility
  • Contact your desired host institution/supervisor
  • Register for Canadian Common CV (CCV) and ResearchNet accounts
  • Create CCV (Vanier-Banting academic template) and link to ResearchNet application
  • Start a ResearchNet application
  • Identify an area of research
  • Identify participants
  • Identify referees
  • Enter degree information
  • Enter proposal information and supporting documents
  • Preview application materials
  • Consent and submit an application
  • Ensure attached documents meet presentation standards

Application Deadline: September 22, 2021 (52 Days Remaining)

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