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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

Thu, 2013-09-26 17:30 - 18:30

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. 

The session will cover: 
• Award details and eligibility 
• Application policies and procedure 
• Required documents (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) 
• Tips, tricks and resources to make the process easier 

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Applying for Your SSHRC Award (PhD only)

Tue, 2013-09-24 17:30 - 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: 
• Award details and eligibility 
• Application policies and procedure 
• Required documents (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) 
• Tips, tricks and resources to make the process easier 

Source Site: /gps
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Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC)

Wed, 2013-09-18 10:00 - 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. Sign up for this informative session covering: 

• Award details and eligibility 
• Application policies and procedure 
• Required documents (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) 
• Deadlines 
• Quotas and recommendation criteria 

Source Site: /gps

Graduate student Xenia Kurguzova wins SSHRC prize

Thu, 2013-04-11 17:40
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.

Source Site: /gps

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.

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Workshops

Student workshops and webinars - 2013

Workshop/Webinar

Presentation link

Webinar: Applying for Your NSERC Award (PhD only)

NSERC PhD presentation

Webinar: Applying for Your SSHRC Award (PhD only)

SSHRC PhD presentation

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.