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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF)

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Postdocs
for Research in Health, Sciences, and the Humanities

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Deadline Date:

09/18/19 20:00 EDT

Description:

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Fellowships providing $70,000 annually to USA, Canada, and International scholars to carry out postdoctoral research at IHEs and other nonprofit research institutions. This application is open to Canadian scholars for fellowships at Canadian or international institutions, and to international scholars seeking fellowships at Canadian institutions.

This program seeks fellows and institutions from Canada and internationally 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.

Fellowships are distributed equally among:
-The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
-The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
-The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is unique in its 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 to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed host institution.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159822

Number of Grants:

70 fellowships are awarded annually.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$70,000 per year (taxable)

Term of Contract:

Fellowships have a two-year duration and are non-renewable. Payments may begin April through October 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Citizenship and Location of Host Institution:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply, provided they meet the following conditions:
-Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
-Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a foreign university may only hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at a Canadian institution.
-Applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who obtained their PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree from a Canadian university may hold their Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at either a Canadian institution or an institution outside of Canada.

For a list of eligible health professions, please see CIHR’s webpage:
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/38886.html#an

Eligibility Window for Degree Completion:

Applicants to the 2019-20 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:
-between September 15, 2016 and September 30, 2020 (inclusively), and
-before the start date of their award.

Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than October 15, 2020.

Host Institution Eligibility:

- Institutions eligible to host a Banting Fellow include Canadian and foreign universities, affiliated research hospitals, colleges and not-for-profit organizations with a strong research mandate and capacity.
- Canadian governments (federal, provincial, municipal) and all for-profit organizations are not eligible to participate as host institutions.
- Questions regarding institutional eligibility should be directed to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat well in advance of the submission deadline.

For more details on eligibility, including allowable extensions to eligibility window and funding restrictions, see the Eligibility page: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_elig-adm.html

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:

-April – September 2019: Applicants seek endorsement from host institution to apply, prepare and submit application (institutions may have internal deadlines).
-September 18, 2019 (20:00 EDT): Deadline for complete application submission
-October to December 2019: Evaluation of applications
-Mid February, 2020: Anticipated notification of results. Applicants will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.
-April to October 2020: Payments begin

Applicants must create a Vanier-Banting academic CCV on the Canadian Common CV (CCV) website and link it to your ResearchNet application: https://ccv-cvc.ca/indexresearcher-eng.frm

Application Instructions:
http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_guide.html

Additional Information for Host Institutions:
http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_instit-etab.html

Information for Referees:
http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_referees_repondants.html

Resources for applicants and fellows: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/resources_tools-ressources_outils.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Start a ResearchNet application: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/viewOpportunityDetails.do?progCd=00010&language=E&org=BANTING

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
Ottawa ON K1A 0W9
Canada

banting@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

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Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.