Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

1. Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships

Website: https://www.ualberta.ca/research/support/post-doctoral-office/awards-funding/u-of-a-fellowships

Description: Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships are prestigious two year fellowships awarded to one or more dedicated to Black scholars, one or more dedicated to Indigenous scholars, and up to two open for all scholars. Up to four fellowships are awarded each year. This fellowship is provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killiam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J Killiam.

Awards Announced: early April 2021 

Preliminary Application Package Deadline: February 1, 2022

*You can apply for both the Killiam and Notley fellowship awards.


2. Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship

Website: https://www.ualberta.ca/research/support/post-doctoral-office/awards-funding/u-of-a-fellowships

Description: The Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship is a prestigious two year fellowship award to researchers in politics, history, economy, or society of Western Canada or related fields. Only one fellowship is awarded each year. This fellowship is provided by donations from the friends of Grant Notley,  matched by the province of Alberta.

Awards Announced: early April 2021 

Preliminary Application Package Deadline: February 1, 2022

*You can apply for both the Killiam and Notley fellowship awards.


3. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Websitehttps://www.ualberta.ca/research/support/post-doctoral-office/awards-funding/banting-postdoctoral-fellowship

Description: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are prestigious two year fellowships awarded to top tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers. Seventy fellowships are awarded each year. These fellowships are administered by Canada’s three granting councils – Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Preliminary Application Package Deadline: May 2021 (anticipated).

Application Materials:
The next round application is not available. Click here for the 2020 preliminary application.
After the preliminary applications have been internally assessed, selected candidates will be invited to complete the full application.

4. SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

Websitehttp://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/postdoctoral-postdoctorale-eng.aspx

Description: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support new holders of PhDs in the social sciences and humanities for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months. SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are valued at $45,000 per year over one or two years, up to a total of $90,000. These are taxable, non-renewable fellowships that may begin on the first of any month between May 2021 and January 2022.

SSHRC Deadline: early September 2021 (Department Deadline: 4 weeks prior)