Hold a Bachelors Degree;
Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
The Government of Canada is offering its Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program, providing funding to national and international. Offering a total value of CAD $70.000, its application deadline is due September 21, 2016.
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:
How to Apply:
Follow all the steps provided at the The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships web page application guide.
Confirm that you and your proposed host institution meet the criteria below before you apply for a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Applications that do not meet all of the eligibility criteria will not be accepted.
Citizenship and location of host institution
Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply with the following stipulations:
The proportion of Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships that may be awarded annually to individuals who apply in collaboration with a foreign institution is capped at 25% overall.
Eligibility window for degree completion
Applicants to the 2016-17 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:
Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than October 15, 2017.
The window of eligibility can be extended by a cumulative maximum of two years if the applicant had their career interrupted for the following reasons:
Additionally, for health professionals who have engaged in post-degree non-research related clinical training (e.g. residency) - the eligibility window can be extended by the duration of this training.
No other exceptions will be allowed.
Interruptions used to extend the eligibility window for degree completion must have occurred after the fulfilment of your degree requirements and before the application submission deadline.
Justification must be provided in Special circumstances.
"Fulfilled all requirements of the degree" refers to the date that the applicant completed all the steps required for obtaining their degree. Although these requirements may vary by institution and degree type, they normally include thesis defence corrections and thesis deposition. It is not the convocation date.
Host institution eligibility
Institutions eligible to host a Banting Fellow include Canadian and foreign universities, affiliated research hospitals, colleges and not-for-profit organizations with a strong research mandate and capacity.
Canadian governments (federal, provincial and municipal) and all for-profit organizations are not eligible to participate as host institutions.
Please contact the Vanier-Banting Secretariat with any questions regarding institutional eligibility well in advance of the submission deadline.
Other eligibility restrictions
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