Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

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



For complete eligibility details, please refer to the eligibility criteria page on the Banting website.

Internal Application process

Applicants must contact the UAlberta proposed supervisor and express interest in the Banting Fellowship as soon as possible.

UAlberta uses a two-part process for Banting applications. All potential applicants must submit a Preliminary Application Form to the Faculty in order to be considered for the national competition. 

Please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research ( for details on the 2022-23 competition.