Step by Step to Apply for Government of Canada Banting Fellowship Program 2024

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.

  • Host Country: Canada
  • Study Abroad: Study in Canada
  • Category: Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: $70,000/Year
  • No IELTS Required
  • Deadline: September 17, 2024

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

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