The Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 are now accepting applications from interested and qualified applicants worldwide. There are roughly 70 fellowships awarded each year, with approximately 140 awards ongoing at any given time.The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides support to the very finest postdoctoral applicants from both the United States and around the world who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social, and research-based progress.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program of the Government of Canada seeks to attract and maintain top-tier postdoctoral talent both domestically and globally. Develop their leadership potential and position them for success as tomorrow's research leaders.
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Canada's Recognized Universities.
Postdoctoral research in eligible programs.
The Fellowship is worth $70,000 per year.
Eligible candidates must meet the following:
- Non-Canadian nationals and permanent residents may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
- Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and have a 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 and have a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree from a Canadian university may hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in either a Canadian or an international institution.
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The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete. This involves assuring the submission of all host institution paperwork and referee assessments.
Before beginning their application, applicants should read the Selection Committee Guide. This guide includes the three evaluation criteria and provides helpful information on how the criteria are assessed. The selection committees for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are multidisciplinary, thus applications should be prepared with a non-specialist research readership in mind.