Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth.

Candidates who wish to apply for the Banting Fellowships Program through UBC Okanagan must submit a Pre-Application Proposal.

For official information, regulations and procedures, visit the Banting website. For detailed information about eligibility, please visit here.

To access the Vanier-Banting Academic CV template, visit the Canadian Common CV (CCV) site.

For questions related to the Pre-Application Proposal requirement, please email Janie Bandringa (

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

  • Pre-Application Proposal deadline (for UBC Okanagan applicants): May 6, 2024 (11:59pm PDT)
  • Deadline to submit a full application to Vancouver: July 15, 2024 (9:00am PDT)
  • Deadline to apply for the national competition: September 17, 2024
  • Annual Value: $70,000 
  • Award Status: Open