Banting postdoctoral fellowships in Canada 2022 | how to apply

Application for the 2022 Banting Postdoctoral fellowships in Canada is now open to researchers from across the globe.

These postdoctoral fellowships in Canada are some of the most prestigious awards for further research in Canada.

Can I know more about these postdoctoral fellowships in Canada?

i. This postdoctoral fellowship is funded by the Government of Canada.

ii. And these fellowships are awarded under the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme.

iii. This postdoctoral fellowship is offered every year.

iv. Up to 70 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in this 2021/2022 application round.

v. Bear in mind that this fellowship is not intended for students (including Health Professionals) to complete a degree. Therefore, you must already possess degrees prior to applying.

vi. International applicants may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.

vii. Canadian applicants 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.

What’s the value of this award?

This postdoctoral fellowship is worth CAD $70,000 per year.

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How long can I hold this fellowship?

The postdoctoral fellowship lasts for two years. And its non-renewable.

Which fields does this award cover?

The following areas of research are funded through this fellowship program;

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering
  • Social sciences and/or humanities

Below is the of eligible professions for this postdoctoral fellowship in Canada.

Audiologist / Speech-language Pathologist Chiropodist / Podiatrist
Chiropractor Dental Hygienist
Dentist / Dental Surgeon Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
Kinesiologist Medical Laboratory Technologist
Medical Radiation Technologist Midwifery
Naturopath Occupational Therapist
Optometrist Pharmacist
Physician / Surgeon Physiotherapist
Psychoeducator / Psychotherapist Psychologist
Recreationist Therapist Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist Social Worker

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Which nationalities are eligible?

This postdoctoral fellowship in Canada is open to scholars and researchers from any country.

Who can apply?

To apply for this postdoctoral fellowship in Canada, you must:

1. have recently completed a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree.

That is, you must fulfil or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:

  • between September 15, 2018 and September 30, 2022 (inclusively), and
  • before the start date of your award.

What if I haven’t completed my PhD?

If you have not fulfilled all requirements for your degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than October 15, 2022.

2. However if you have completed more than one PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree, the eligibility window applies to the most recent of these degrees.

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How to apply for this postdoctoral fellowship

Complete Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship application online.

When is the deadline?

Banting postdoctoral fellowship application closes on 22 September, 2021 (20:00 EDT). For more information, refer to their website.

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