Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, Canada (Deadline: 19 Sept. 2018)

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The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the Canadian economic, social and research-based growth.

The objectives of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program are to:

  • Attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, both nationally and internationally;
  • Develop their leadership potential;
  • Position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow.

Areas of Research:

Health research, natural sciences and/or engineering, social sciences and/or humanities.

Applicant Eligibility:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens who must fulfil or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2015 and September 30, 2019 (inclusively), and before the start date of their award. More details can be found at

http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_elig-adm.html

Applicant must show individual merit and potential to launch a successful research-intensive career.

Host institution Eligibility:

Canadian and foreign universities, affiliated research hospitals, colleges and not-for-profit organizations with a strong research mandate and capacity.

Host institutions must collaborate with applicants and provide evidence of the following:

  • the institution’s strategic use of the proposed research program
  • institutional support for the proposed research program
  • the institution’s commitment to developing the research and leadership potential of the applicant
  • positioning the candidate for leadership in a research-intensive career

Value & Duration of Award:

C$70,000 annually (taxable) for 2 years (non-renewable).

Number of Awards:

70 fellowships are awarded globally annually.

Application & Enquiries:

For further information and application, please visit http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html
www.scholarships.gc.ca

An applicant must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.

 

Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Sept. 2018

Information Source:
High Commission of Canada, Kuala Lumpur.

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