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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition

Opportunity NameBanting Postdoctoral Fellowships
AgencyGovernment of Canada
Indirect CostsIneligible
Duration2 years
Notify FSc RO at of intent to applyAs soon as possible
Application due to FSc RO at for full review08-07-2023
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review08-31-2023
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist final budget required due at ORS for mandatory review09-06-2023
Application due at agency 09-20-2023

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; and
  • Position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow.


Full eligibility requirements here.

How to Apply

Researchers are asked to please email FSc Research Services ( to advise us of your interest in / intent to apply as soon as possible.

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at