Fellowship overview

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 objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to:

Scope

70 fellowships are awarded annuallyFootnote 1;
approximately 140 awards are active at any time.

Fellowships are distributed equally among:

Value

$70,000 per year (taxable)

Duration

2 years (non-renewable)

Timelines

April – September 2019

Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application (institutions may have internal deadlines).

September 18, 2019
(20:00 EDT)

Deadline for complete application submission

October to December 2019

Evaluation of applications

Mid February, 2020

Anticipated notification of results. Applicants will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.

April to October 2020

Payments begin

Features

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is unique in its emphasis on the synergy between:

An applicant to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.

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