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The University of Calgary has online access to Pivot, a searchable database of research funding opportunities. Members of the University of Calgary with a UCID can seek out broadly-based and narrowly-focused grant opportunities quickly and easily.

Postdoctoral Fellowships & Award Opportunities

The following list features the main postdoctoral fellowships and award competitions for Postdoctoral Scholars. Click on the competition links for more information. Questions regarding these programs can be directed to Research Services at researchawards@ucalgary.ca

For applications that require an institutional signature, you must submit your application to Research Services at least two (2) business days prior to the funding agency deadline. Please submit a Research Funding Application Approvals form, along with a complete copy of your grant application, to Research Services. The University of Calgary requires that all grant applications be approved prior to submission via signatures of the Principal Investigator, U of C Co-Investigator(s), Department Head, Faculty Associate Dean Research/Dean, and Research Services (on behalf of the Vice-President Research), collected in that order on the internal approvals form.

NOTE: Applicants in the Cumming School of Medicine must submit any documents requiring the Faculty / Dean signature to the Graduate Science Education office at least 4 business days in advance of the agency deadline. For applicants in other faculties, please consult your faculty’s ADR or signing officer for post-doctoral fellowships regarding faculty-specific deadlines and submission processes.

Please note that the following lists competitions exclusively targeted to Postdoctoral Scholars. For information about grants and other funding opportunities, please visit the Funding Deadline Calendar.

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Competition Title Sponsored by Pre-Application Required Pre-Application Deadline Sponsor Application Deadline Funding Keyword
Early Career Awards Thrasher Research Fund

Other

14 Mar 2017 28 Apr 2017 medicine, pediatric, children
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Cancer Research Society

X

28 Apr 2017 future, generation, Canadian , researchers., cancer, Medicine
Osteoporosis Canada-CaMos Fellowship Award Osteoporosis Canada and Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)

X

30 Apr 2017 medicine, epidemiological, clinical, diagnosis, treatment, fractures
Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship Brain Canada Foundation

X

01 May 2017
Post-Ph.D. Research Grants Wenner-Gren Foundation

X

01 May 2017
The Rabin Scholarship Fund For the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU)

X

01 May 2017
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship The Wenner-Gren Foundation

X

01 May 2017 anthropology, humanity, cultural, biological, origins, scholar, basic, research
Post Doctoral Fellowship The Arthritis Society

X

15 May 2017
Travel Awards Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI)

X

15 May 2017
Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (PRIME) DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

X

15 May 2017
Postdoctoral Scholars Weston Brain Institute

X

16 May 2017
Computers & Geosciences Research Scholarship International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)

X

31 May 2017 geocomputation, geoinformatics
Mathematical Geosciences Student Grant International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)

X

31 May 2017 geomathematics
Natural Resources Research Student Awards International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)

X

31 May 2017 exploration, extraction
Campus Alberta Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowship Campus Alberta Neuroscience

X

02 Jun 2017 trainees, neuroscience, mental, Health
Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program Canadian Frailty Network (CFN)

NOI

15 May 2017 02 Jun 2017 health, economics, medicine, pharmacy, pharmacology, public, policy, administration
T. Chen Fong Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Imaging Science T. Chen Fong, colleagues and friends

X

16 Jun 2017 imaging, medicine
21st Century Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Understanding Dynamic and Multi-scale Systems James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF)

X

26 Jun 2017 scholarship, research, theoretical, mathematical, science, complex, adaptive, nonlinear
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

X

30 Jun 2017 biomedical, medicine
Ross Purse Fellowship CNIB

X

30 Jun 2017 vision
Mentored Training Fellowship Program Rettsyndrome.org

LOI

05 Jun 2017 17 Jul 2017 post-doctoral, clinical, scientist, research, Rett, syndrome
Psychosocial Research Post-Doctoral Fellowships Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

LOI

31 Mar 2017 19 Jul 2017 psychology, medicine, cognitive, behaviour, emotional, environmental, spinal cord
Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

X

09 May 2017 26 Jul 2017
Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship In Rehabilitation Research National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Other

26 Jul 2017 02 Aug 2017
Postdoctoral Fellowships National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Other

09 Aug 2017 16 Aug 2017 medicine, science, MS
Career Transition Fellowship National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Other

10 May 2017 16 Aug 2017 medicine, ms, science
Postdoctoral Fellowships Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance)

LOI

22 May 2017 21 Aug 2017 medicine, science
Fellowship Award in Myotonic Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation

X

01 Sep 2017 medicine, nursing, social work, psychology
ACS Resident Research Scholarships American College of Surgeons (ACS)

X

01 Sep 2017 medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowships Association Francaise Contre les Myopathies (AFM) (French Muscular Dystrophy Association)

X

05 Sep 2017 smooth, muscle, neuromuscular, disease, physiopathology, therapeutic, myofibrillar, myopathies, French, foreign, medicine, psychology
Career Development Research Grant LAM Foundation

LOI

15 Jun 2017 15 Sep 2017 Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, biology, genetics, tuberous, sclerosis
NAF Fellowship Award National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)

LOI

15 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017 ataxia, hereditary, sporadic, medicine, science
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Government of Canada

X

20 Sep 2017 CIHR, SSHRC, NSERC, economic, social
SCIRTS Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

LOI

12 May 2017 06 Oct 2017 spinal cord, injury, chronic, preclinical, medicine
Individual Grants Wings for Life

Other

01 Sep 2017 01 Nov 2017
DLR-DAAD Research Fellowships in the fields of Space, Aeronautics, Energy and Transportation Research DLR/DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

X

22 Dec 2017
Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

X

22 Dec 2017 engineering, science
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

X

22 Dec 2017 Germany
Accelerate Mitacs

X

22 Dec 2017 industry, intern, manufacturing, business, IT, design, social science
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Canadian Nuclear Laboratory

X

22 Dec 2017
CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellowship Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

X

22 Dec 2017
CFN-Mitacs Accelerate Internships Canadian Frailty Network (CFN)

EOI

22 Dec 2017 22 Dec 2017 community, residential, care, acute, clinical, end of life, pallative
Emmy Noether Programme Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

X

22 Dec 2017 international, Germany