- Organisation: Canada Universities
- Duty Station: Canada
- Opportunity Type: Scholarships
- Duration: Fully Funded
- Deadline: 20 September 2023
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.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
- All Subjects
Benefits of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides numerous benefits:
- Financial Support: The program offers significant financial support, allowing fellows to fully focus on their research.
- Career Advancement: The fellowship provides a platform for career advancement by providing opportunities to work with leading research teams.
- Networking Opportunities: Fellows get the chance to connect with other researchers in their field, fostering collaborations and partnerships.
- International Recognition: Being a Banting Fellow provides international recognition, enhancing the fellow’s reputation in the global research community.
- 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 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 of Canada and who obtained their PhD, 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.
How to Apply
The application process for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is comprehensive and involves several steps:
- Identify Area of Research: Applicants must first identify their research area and the institution at which they want to hold the fellowship.
- Prepare Application: Applicants must prepare their application package in collaboration with the proposed supervisor. The application package includes a detailed research proposal, the applicant’s CV, and letters of reference.
- Institutional Endorsement: Applications must be endorsed by the institution at which the fellowship will be held. This endorsement signifies the institution’s commitment to the applicant and their research.
- Submission of Application: Completed applications must be submitted through the ResearchNet application system. It is important to ensure that all required documents are included and that the application is submitted before the deadline.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.