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Government of Canada Banting Fellowship Program 2024 | Step-by-Step Process

The Government of Canada is inviting interested and qualified applicants from all walks of life for the 2024 Banting Fellowship Program.

Every year, 70 fellowships worth $70,000/Year are offered to applicants who are Canadians, permanent residents, or international students.

In this post, we will highlight the program details, its eligibility requirements, benefits, duration, and a breakdown of the application process to enable you apply successfully and benefit from the program.

Banting Fellowship Program Summary

Canada Banting Fellowship Program Details:

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program 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.

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
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Eligibility Requirements for Canada Banting Fellowship Program

To be considered for the Canada Banting Fellowship Program, you must:

  • Be a domestic, permanent resident, or an international applicant
  • fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:

    • between September 15, 2021 and September 30, 2025 (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, 2025.

  • For applicants who have completed more than one PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree, the eligibility window applies to the most recent of these degrees.

Benefits of Canada Banting Fellowship Program

  • The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding worth $70,000 per year for a maximum 2 years.

Areas of research

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering
  • Social sciences and/or humanities

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How to Apply for Canada Banting Fellowship Program (Step by Step)

To apply for the Canada Banting Fellowship Program, interested and qualified applicants should follow the application guide below;

  • Confirm that you meet the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program’s eligibility criteria
  • Contact institutions/supervisors you think will be a good fit for you and you research, and confirm that the desired institution is eligible to host a Banting postdoctoral researcher.
  • The host institution must provide you with two documents that will be included in the application.
  • You are responsible for uploading the documents to ResearchNet as part of their complete application submission. 
  • Click on the button below to visit the application portal for more information

Deadline: September 17, 2024

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