I am interested in applying to the Banting Fellowships through the University of Ottawa. How can I find a research supervisor?
You have to identify and contact directly a professor in your area of interest. To identify potential research supervisors you can use the the following link https://uniweb.uottawa.ca/members?unit=uottawa.
Can I apply to the Banting Fellowships through the University of Ottawa if I already am a fellow there?
Yes. However, you must provide a strong justification for the reasons why you want to stay at the University of Ottawa in the “Special circumstances” section of the application. Note that the longer you have been at the University of Ottawa, the stronger the required justification will need to be.
I am interested in applying to the Banting Fellowships competition through the University of Ottawa. Can I have an example of a successful application?
We are sorry. For confidentiality reasons, we can’t provide you an example of a successful application. However, if you have any question related to the best practices for preparing an application, do not hesitate to contact the program coordinator at [email protected].
I am a student from another university and I am preparing a Banting Fellowships application for the University of Ottawa. Who should sign the Fulfilment of Degree Requirements Form?
The form should be signed by the University where you completed your PhD.
I am a PhD student at the University of Ottawa and I am preparing a Banting Fellowships application to another university. Who can help me prepare my application?
You must get in contact with the university where you wish to hold your postdoctoral fellowship to learn about their Banting Fellowships internal selection process. They will be able to support you. In addition, you will have to contact InfoService here at the University of Ottawa to obtain the required signature for the Fulfilment of Degree Requirements Form.
I am not sure that my application file will be complete before the internal deadline. What should I do?
In fairness to candidates who submit their applications before the internal deadline, it is very often difficult to grant extensions. Furthermore, the selection committees do not have much time to evaluate the late applications.
How do I export my Banting application from ResearchNet?
To download and save a PDF version of your ResearchNet application, you need to connect to the ResearchNet portal, go to the “tasks” section and click on “Preview”. After, in the section “Application Materials”, click on “Preview” on the “Application Details” line. This will generate a PDF document of the application that you will need to save on your computer.
The Evaluation Committee recommends one of my referees to change his document. How do we proceed?
You first unregister that referee in ResearchNet then you register him again. The referee will receive a new request for an assessment by email regarding. The referee will have to write the assessment again, therefore, it is imperative that the referees keep a copy of their original assessment.
I haven’t been selected as a University of Ottawa candidate. Can I have the reviewer’s comments?
Whenever possible, the Program Coordinator will share with the candidates the feedback for improvement from the selection committee.
I have problems filling the application in ResearchNet. Who can help me?
If you have technical problems, you can contact the system support team by email at [email protected] or by phone at 613-964-9080.
If you have problems understanding the program guidelines, you can contact the Program Coordinator by email at [email protected] or by phone at 613-562-5800 (7751).
I am a Banting Fellowships recipient. What are the next steps for me?
Accept the Offer of Award in ResearchNet and inform the Program Coordinator at [email protected].
My Banting Fellowship application was not successful, but I still want to be a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa, how can I proceed?
You can contact the Office of graduate and postdoctoral studies at [email protected]
You can also find information on postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Ottawa on their website.