The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program is administered by Canada’s three research granting councils (the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program aims 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.
A Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year (taxable), for two years.
For more details, please visit the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Web site.
NSERC Howard Alper Postdoctoral Prize
The most outstanding Banting Postdoctoral recipient who has applied through NSERC will also be offered the NSERC Howard Alper Postdoctoral Prize. The prize is presented to the awardee in addition to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship award.