Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Award Overview

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.

Seventy new two-year fellowships will be awarded annually, distributed equally across Canada's three federal granting agencies:  The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Eligibility Criteria

For complete details, please consult: Applicant eligibility

For information on application process review the Application Guide.  


The deadline to submit application documents for institutional review varies by faculty. Please consult your Faculty Contact

  • Deadline for final submission on ResearchNet for institutionally recommended applicants is 17 September 2024 at 8:00 PM EDT 
  • Funding Decision Release mid-February 2025

Application Tips

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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University.

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