The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships in Canada

Postdoctoral candidates wishing to conduct research in Canada are invited to participate in a two-year Banting postdoctoral fellowship in Canada. Fellows will receive an annual salary of $70,000 for the duration of two years. The deadline is on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships programme is one of a suite of elite federal research capacity development programmes in Canada.

The programme provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social, and research-based growth.

Fellowships are distributed equally among the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

This is a two-year fellowship with an annual taxable salary of $70,000. The fellowship is not intended for students to complete a degree.

The deadline is on Wednesday 22nd September 2021. 


Main Criteria

Both international and Canadian candidates are eligible to apply.

Applicants must have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD or PhD equivalent degree between September 2018 and September 2022.

Find out more now. 

Fancy an orange opportunity?

The Orange Knowledge Programme

Support us!

All your donations will be used to pay the magazine’s journalists and to support the ongoing costs of maintaining the site.


paypal smart payment button for simple membership

Share this post

Interested in co-operating with us?

We are open to co-operation from writers and businesses alike. You can reach us on our email at and we will get back to you as quick as we can.

Where to next?

The Importance of Student Government in Education

Student government refers to a student-led organization within a school or university that is responsible for representing the interests, concerns, and needs of the student body to school administration and…

What is Young Enterprise and should you take part?

Young Enterprise (YE) is a UK-based national charity that specializes in financial and enterprise education. While Young Enterprise runs a wide range of different activities and opportunities, this article will…