Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, Canada (Deadline: 20 Sept. 2017)

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Objectives:

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 20, 2014 and September 30, 2018 (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

Host institution Eligibility:

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

Value & Duration of Award:

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

Number of Awards:

70 fellowships are awarded globally annually.

Special Features:

Emphasis on the synergy between the following:

  • Applicant – individual merit and potential to launch a successful research-intensive career.
  • Host institution – commitment to the research program and alignment with the institution’s strategic priorities.

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

Application & Enquiries:

http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html
www.scholarships.gc.ca

 

Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, September 2017

Information Source:
High Commission of Canada, Kuala Lumpur.

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