NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. The fellowships are also intended to secure a supply of highly qualified Canadians with leading-edge scientific and research skills for Canadian industry, government and academic institutions.


To be considered eligible for support, as of the deadline date of the year in which you apply, you must

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada
  • hold or expect to hold a doctorate in one of the fields of research that NSERC supports

Please see the Postdoctoral Fellowships program requriements on the NSERC website.

Agency Name: 
Contact Name: 
Angela Rosenau or Stacey Leavitt
Grant Amount: 
$45,000 per year for two years
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Internal Deadline: 
Monday, October 5, 2020
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: