Step-By-Step Process of Applying For 2024 Government of Canada Banting Fellowship Scholarship

No IELTS Required 

The 2024 Banting Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds who are interested and qualified.

This program, initiated by the Government of Canada, offers 70 fellowships annually, each valued at $70,000 per year.

Whether you are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or an international student, you are encouraged to apply.

In this article, we will provide you with comprehensive information about the program, including eligibility criteria, advantages, duration, and a step-by-step guide to ensure a successful application process.

Banting Fellowship Program Summary

  • 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

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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