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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
H.L. Holmes Award for Post-Doctoral Studies National Research Council Canada (NRCC)

X

31 Mar 2017 Research, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, medical, biological, doctoral
TGF Fellowship Programme International Astronomical Union (IAU)

X

31 Mar 2017 science, cosmology, astronomy
Postdoctoral Award Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP)

X

01 Apr 2017 youth, medicine, surgery, nursing, psychology, nutrition, communication disorder, rehabilitation
Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Fellows) Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation

X

01 Apr 2017
Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Technology Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)

X

01 Apr 2017
Partnership for Clean Fellowship Program Partnership for Clean Competition

LOI

01 Mar 2017 01 Apr 2017
Post-Doctoral Fellowships Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Foundation

LOI

01 Mar 2017 01 Apr 2017
CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Cancer Research Institute (CRI)

X

01 Apr 2017 immunologist, oncology, medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Diabetes Canada (formerly Canadian Diabetes Association)

X

03 Apr 2017 international, training, diabetes, research, post-doctoral, fellow, Canada, United States
AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Associated Medical Services

X

06 Apr 2017
Post-doctoral Study Grants Fyssen Foundation

X

06 Apr 2017 international, France, Ethology, Paleontology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Psychology, Epistemology, Logic, Science, nervous system, Neurobiology, Cognitive
Trainee Award Heart and Stroke Foundation - Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery

LOI

03 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017
Post-Graduate Research Fellowships Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

X

07 Apr 2017 research, analyst, social, science, humanities, business , education, statistics, natural, energy, environment, trade, investment, education, sub-national, relations, Asia
Postdoctoral Scholars Weston Brain Institute

X

11 Apr 2017
Molly Towell Fellowship Program Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation

X

11 Apr 2017 perinatal, health, disease, research, fetal, neonatal, medicine
Postdoctoral Scheme ALS Canada

X

14 Apr 2017
Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) Alzheimer's Association

LOI

01 Mar 2017 18 Apr 2017
Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF) Program Alzheimer's Association

LOI

01 Mar 2017 18 Apr 2017
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
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship The Wenner-Gren Foundation

X

01 May 2017 anthropology, humanity, cultural, biological, origins, scholar, basic, research
The Rabin Scholarship Fund For the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU)

X

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

X

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

X

31 May 2017 geocomputation, geoinformatics
Ross Purse Fellowship CNIB

X

30 Jun 2017 vision
Psychosocial Research Post-Doctoral Fellowships Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

LOI

31 Mar 2017 19 Jul 2017 psychology, medicine, cognitive, behaviour, emotional, environmental, spinal cord
Career Transition Fellowship National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Other

10 May 2017 16 Aug 2017 medicine, ms, science
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

X

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

X

22 Dec 2017
Accelerate Mitacs

X

22 Dec 2017 industry, intern, manufacturing, business, IT, design, social science
Emmy Noether Programme Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

X

22 Dec 2017 international, Germany
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Canadian Nuclear Laboratory

X

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

EOI

22 Dec 2017 22 Dec 2017 community, residential, care, acute, clinical, end of life, pallative