Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellowships from outside agencies

There are several Canadian and international agencies and foundations that can fund postdoctoral research at uOttawa. These include the three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Consult the table which provides links to these sources of funding. Naturally, foreign nationals would benefit from checking first with agencies and foundations in their home country.



Action Canada Fellows

Action Canada

Awards for Canadian Scholars

The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program

Banting postdoctoral fellowships


Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program

Government of Canada

Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS)

CCAC Fellowship program

Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)

Fellowship program

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Fellowship Program

Smithsonian Institution


Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars


Fondation Armand-Frappier


Ontario Mental Health Foundation


Social Science Research Council (US)


International Union Against Cancer

Funded Research

Parkinson Society Canada

Graduate studies scholarships and postdoctoral fellowship program in occupational health and safety

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

IDRC awards for graduate students

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

James M. Flaherty scholarship

Ireland Canada University Foundation

John Charles Polanyi Prizes

Ontario Council on Graduate Studies

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Marilyn Gentry Fellowship Program in Nutrition and Cancer

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and the American Institute for Cancer Research/World Cancer Research Fund

Martin Walmsley Fellowship for Technological Entrepreneurship

Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO)

Mustard Fellowship in Work Environment and Health

Institute for Work & Health

National Fellowships Program

Sigma Delta Epsilon / Graduate Women in Science

Neporany Research and Teaching Fellowship

Osyp and Josaphat Neporany Educational Fund

New Investigator Award

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)

Nova Domus

Erasmus Mundus Action 2

Postdoctoral appointment - Elevate program


Postdoctoral fellowship program

Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT)

Postdoctoral fellowship program

Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC)

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Canadian Blood Services

Postdoctoral or clinical research fellowship

Savoy Foundation

Postdoctoral Training

Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ)

NCE Programs

Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada

Research Associate Program

National Research Council of Canada

Research Grant

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Research Grant

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

Residential Grants and Fellowships

Getty Grant Program

Scholarships for graduate level study/research

Government of Canada

Science Policy Fellowships Program

Health Canada

Sloan Industry Center Fellowships

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Talent Program

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

The Davies Charitable Foundation Fellowship

The Davies Charitable Foundation

The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

Lady Davis Trust

Welch Scholarship

International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications

William T. Grant Scholars Program

William T. Grant Foundation

Women's Health Scholars Awards

Ontario Council on Graduate Studies

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