Other Funding Sources

Securing funding is an important step in becoming a postdoc. There are several external funding agencies that offer awards for postdoctoral positions, and you are encouraged to apply to those for which you are eligible. The and Tri-Council postdoctoral fellowships are highly competitive awards that are awarded to outstanding candidates. Be sure to check our website for specifics on Queen鈥檚 internal procedures for the Banting and CIHR opportunities.

is a program that develops Canadian postdoctoral fellows鈥 managerial skills in various academic, industrial, and non-profit sectors. The program offers a $55,000 (CAD) minimum annual salary along with a training curriculum valued at $7,500 (CAD) each year. Queen鈥檚 Mitacs representatives provide submission assistance and application feedback. Internships connect companies with over 50 research-based universities through graduate and postdoctoral fellows who apply their specialized expertise to business research challenges.

Name of Fellowship/Award

Name of Funding Agency

Action Canada

for Canadian scholars

Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program

Government of Canada

International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

Ontario Centre of Innovation

Smithsonian Institution

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars

Fondation Armand-Frappier

Social Science Research Council (US)

International Union Against Cancer

Parkinson Society Canada

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauv茅 en sant茅 et en s茅curit茅 du travail

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Ireland Canada University Foundation

Ontario Council on Graduate Studies

Institute for Work & Health

Sigma Delta Epsilon/ Graduate Women in Science

Fonds qu茅b茅cois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT)

Canadian Blood Services

Fonds de la recherche en sant茅 du Qu茅bec (FRSQ)

Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada

National Research Council of Canada

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

Getty Grant Program

Health Canada

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Davies Charitable Foundation

International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications

William T. Grant Foundation