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Applying to hold a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at OISE?

Award overview

Since 2010, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program has attracted top-tier postdoctoral talent nationally and internationally. The aim of the program is to develop leadership potential and to position postdoctoral fellows for success as research leaders and contributors to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth.
Every year the program awards 70 new fellowships across Canada’s federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC).
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is unique in its emphasis on the synergy between the applicant’s and the University’s research goals and projects. Successful applicants’ research programs are aligned with the University’s strategic priorities


$70,000 per year for two years


Please consult the detailed requirements on the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships page.

Application information

This year OISE may nominate ONE applicant to the Banting PDF program through the University of Toronto’s School of Graduate Studies. OISE’s internal deadline for applications is August 1, 2018. Applications will be adjudicated by a committee of OISE faculty members and one application will be forwarded to the School of Graduate Studies by August 31, 2018.
Consult the relevant section of the University’s Doctoral Completion & Postdoctoral Awards page in addition to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships application page for information on the application process.