Banting Competition Information Session

When: June 11, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Where: 519 Kanneff Tower

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. The objective of the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is 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


Postdoctoral Fellowships is to build world- class research capacity by recruiting top-tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers at an internationally competitive level of funding. Seventy fellowships will be awarded each year through CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC. The program is unique in its emphasis on the synergy between applicants and research institutions. The emphasis is on the excellence of the candidate as well as the quality of the research environment and given the limited number of fellowships, this is a highly competitive program. Evidence of the quality of the research environment is required as is an indication of the level of institutional support that will be made available to the nominee.

Value: $70,000 per year for two years