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 The program is jointly administered by Canada’s three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). CIHR has been designated as the operational lead for the implementation of the program.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is distinguished from existing postdoctoral fellowships programs by its emphasis on the synergy between an applicant’s individual merit and potential to launch a successful research-intensive career and the host institution’s commitment to the research program and environment with which the applicant is to be affiliated. As such, an applicant’s application to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program must be completed in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.
The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:
A Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are stipend and not salary. Therefore, it is not eligible for:
Moreover, Banting Fellowship awards 70 fellows annually. Approximately 140 awards are active at any time. Postdoctoral Fellows eligible for the Banting Fellowship will each receive an amount of $70,000 per year (taxable). Moreover, the fellowship covers 2 years (non-renewable) tenure period.
To be eligible for the Banting Fellowships in Canada:
Organized by the Canadian Government, application for the Fellowship is an online process. Applicants will require to make online registration and submit an online application along with required documents. The documents required to apply for the fellowship include:
Applicants may apply for the Banting Fellowships to Research studies in Canada no later than September 18, 2019 (20:00 EDT). Applications arriving postdeadline are not eligible for the fellowship consideration.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||All Nationalities|