Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Partial Funding
  • Canada Universities
  • Fellowship, Post Doctorate
  • All Subjects
  • International Students, Domestic Students
  • Canada
Banting Postdoctoral FellowshipsBanting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Description for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is a distinguished initiative by the Government of Canada designed to attract and retain world-class postdoctoral researchers. The program seeks to develop their leadership potential and prepare them for a future as global leaders in research, contributing to Canada's economic, social, and research-based growth.

An Overview of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is a highly competitive and prestigious program that awards funding to the most exceptional postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally. The program aims to foster world-class research in Canada and enhance the country's competitiveness in the global research landscape. Successful applicants receive $70,000 per year (taxable) for two years.

The core mission of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships is to foster world-class research capabilities. This is achieved by attracting and nurturing top-tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers. The program offers them funding that stands competitive on an international scale. The ultimate goal is to not only draw and retain exceptional postdoctoral talent but also to cultivate their leadership skills. This ensures they are primed for future success as pioneering research leaders, making substantial contributions to Canada's economic, social, and research-driven growth.

Scholarship Overview:

  • Study Level: Postdoctoral
  • Host Institutions: Canadian and foreign universities, affiliated research hospitals, colleges, and not-for-profit organizations with a robust research mandate.
  • Research Focus Areas: Health research, Natural sciences/engineering, Social sciences/humanities.
  • Scholarships Available: 70 fellowships conferred annually.
  • Program Duration: Two years.
  • Application Deadline: September 20, 2023.

Degree Level for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships is available to undertake Fellowship, Post Doctorate level programs at Canada Universities.

Available Subjects for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Benefits for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

Benefits of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program offers the following perks:

  • Funding of up to $70,000 annually for two years.
  • A total of 70 fellowships conferred each year.

Eligible Nationalities for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

  • Language Requirement: Proficiency in English.
  • Eligible Nations: All countries globally.
  • Degree Requirements: Applicants for the 2023-24 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must have completed all degree prerequisites for a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree between September 15, 2020, and September 30, 2024. This must be done before the commencement of their award. Those who haven't met all degree requirements at the application time must provide evidence by October 15, 2024.

Application Procedure for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship:

      Step-by-Step Application Procedure for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program:

                                                            Eligibility Check:

                                                            Before initiating your application, ensure that your desired institution is qualified to host a Banting Fellow.

                                                            For those aiming to be hosted at a Canadian institution, refer to the Universities Canada website to access a list of Canadian academic institutions and their research domains.

                                                            Check Eligibility Here

                                                            Contact the Desired Host Institution/Supervisor:

                                                            Engage with your chosen host institution and potential supervisor to discuss the details of your application and research proposal.

                                                            List of Canadian Academic Institutions

                                                            Collaborative Application Completion:

                                                            The application must be collaboratively completed with the potential host institution.

                                                            Ensure all necessary documents and details are provided.

                                                            Institutional Endorsement:

                                                            Your application must be endorsed by the president of the institution (or an equivalent authority).

                                                            Endorsement Guidelines Here

                                                            Prepare Necessary Documents:

                                                            As an applicant, you are responsible for providing your proposed institution and referees with the required documents for them to draft their respective letters.

                                                            Register for Accounts:

                                                            Register for a Canadian Common CV (CCV) and ResearchNet account. These platforms will facilitate your application process.

                                                            ResearchNet Registration

                                                            CCV Registration

                                                            Initiate a ResearchNet Application:

                                                            Begin your application on ResearchNet. This will involve providing detailed information about your research area, participants, degree requirements, referees, and proposal.

                                                            Start Application Here

                                                            Include Supporting Documents:

                                                            Attach essential documents such as research proposals, bibliographies, an institutional endorsement letter, and a supervisor's statement.

                                                            Document Guidelines Here


                                                            Once all steps are completed and all documents are attached, submit your application before the deadline.

                                                            Apply Here

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