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    Dorcas Ebuara

    Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2021-2022 is designed by the government of Canada to retain the best minds in Canada where funding is for the first-class world postdoctoral applicants who excel in their research and academics.

    The fellowship in Canada 2021 is available for both national and international scholars. The purpose of this Postdoctoral fellowship program is to develop leadership qualities of the top and highly talented top-tier postdoctoral minds and make them leaders for future generations.

    Under the Vanier Banting fellowship program, there are 70 annual fellowships in total which are equally divided among three Canadian institutes namely; Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). These institutions are in charge of the selection process because the program makes sure scholar’s research is aligned with the priorities of the host institute.

    Scholars should note that this fellowship is merit-based and as such try not to skip any detail. However, if you have been looking to further study in Canada, this is an opportunity for you.

    Read further for information on how to apply.

    Host Country: Canada

    Offered By: Government of Canada

    Fellowship Duration: 2 years

    No. Of Fellowships: 70 awards


    • $ 70,000 CAD will be paid annually.

    • The scholars will get a chance to work on their research program under the best Canadian supervisors.

    • The fellowships are awarded on an equitable basis.

    Eligibility Criteria of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021-2022:

    • The applicants must have completed their Ph.D., a Ph.D. equivalent of health professional degree between September 15, 2018, and September 30, 2022, or before the start date of the fellowship.

    • Applicants who are not Canadian or permanent residents of Canada can hold the fellowship only in Canadian institutes.

    • Applicants who are Canadian or permanent residents of Canada and have their Ph.D. in a foreign institute will only be eligible if they continue their postdoc in a Canadian institute.

    • The award is only available once in a lifetime.

    • Only those scholars who are nominated by the host institutions are eligible.

    • Scholars of all nationalities can apply but international students continue the program in Canada for international scholars.

    • Applicants must contact the desired supervisor and confirm the eligibility of the institute for Banting fellowships.

    How to apply for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021-2022?

    • The applicants have to apply through a ResearchNet account.

    • The candidates have to create a Vanier Banting Canadian Common CV (CCV) and then upload it to the ResearchNet application.

    • The candidates have to apply through their host institutions.

    • Every institution has its deadline, so the applicant must apply before the international of the institute.

    Application Process:

    • The application must be submitted either in English or the French language.

    • The application must include the following documents.

    • Identification of the area of research.

    • Identification of referees and participants.

    • Information of the research proposal and all the supporting documents.

    • The application documents must be prepared following the prescribed standards.

    • Fill in all the requirements of the application otherwise, you will be rendered ineligible.

    • Before applying the candidate must have give consent.

    Application Deadline:

    The application deadline for the Banting postdoctoral fellowship 2021-22 is 22 September 2021.

    Click here to apply.

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  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program in Canada 2021-2022

    Michael updated 2 years, 10 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
  • Michael

    July 4, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    This is one of the most attractive scholarship opportunities I have seen.

    @OtahD could this be of interest to you?

    I remember you were asking about something like this.

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