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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

The purpose of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships is to build world-class research capacity by recruiting top-tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers at an internationally competitive level of funding. The objective is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, to develop their leadership potential and to position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow, positively contributing to Canada's economic, social and research-based growth through a research-intensive career.

Applying for a Master’s NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR

26Sep201317:30
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This user friendly session is for students planning to apply for a CGS Mater’s award (CIHR, SSHRC, NSERC) in 2013 for the 2014-15 funding cycle. 

Applying for Your SSHRC Award (PhD only)

24Sep201317:30
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18:30

This user friendly session is for students planning to apply for an SSHRC - PhD award this fall for the 2014-15 funding cycle. 

The session will cover: 

Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC)

18Sep201310:00
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11:00

This user-friendly session is for faculty and staff to help you best advise your students as they undergo the SSHRC PhD application process and make departmental recommendations.

Graduate student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize

Xenia Kurguzova

Earlier this year, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) launched Research for a Better Life: The Storytellers, a competition encouraging Canadian post-secondary students to find innovative ways of communicating how funded research projects about people, behaviour, human thought and culture are beneficial to Canadians – and beyond. The winners will receive $3,000 and the chance to compete for a featured presentation at the next World Social Sciences Forum.

Published: 11Apr2013

Funding opportunities for students studying abroad

Hoping to study and/or conduct research outside of Canada? The following external funding opportunities will help you do just that.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

The purpose of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships is to build world-class research capacity by recruiting top-tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers at an internationally competitive level of funding. The objective is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally, to develop their leadership potential and to position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow, positively contributing to Canada's economic, social and research-based growth through a research-intensive career.

Postdoctoral funding opportunities

Below you'll find a list of funding opportunities for postdoctoral research available through external agencies or foundations. Follow the links to find information about eligibility, application procedures, and deadlines for submissions. Certain application require institutional signatures, and applicants should consult the page on obtaining signatures for more information.