Supporting graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Canada is building world-class research capacity by recruiting top-tier postdoctoral researchers at an internationally competitive level of funding and positioning them for success as the research leaders of tomorrow.

These prestigious two-year fellowships, worth $70,000 per year, are open to both Canadian and international researchers who have recently completed a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree.  Seventy fellowships will be awarded each year. More information

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their studies at Canadian universities. More information

Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Program provides financial support to outstanding eligible students pursuing master's or doctoral studies in a Canadian university.

Canada Graduate Scholarships - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Program

This tri-agency (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR) program supports high calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. More information

H.L. Holmes Award for Post-Doctoral Studies

A post-doctoral studies award for research in chemistry, physics, biology or mathematics as they relate to medical and biological processes. More information