Postdoctoral Fellowships

Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships
This fellowship is provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam.  It is valued at $46,000 per year for two years and available for most fields of study. The number of fellowships awarded varies each year (four for 2014-2015) and includes a one-time $4,000 travel/research grant.

Grant Notley Postdoctoral Fellowships
This fellowship is provided by donations from friends of Grant Notley, matched by the Province of Alberta, and is valued at $46,000 per year for two years.  It is available for research in politics, history, economy or society of Western Canada or related fields.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are prestigious two year fellowships awarded to top tier Canadian and international postdoctoral researchers. Seventy fellowships are awarded each year. These fellowships are administered by Canada’s three granting councils – Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support new holders of PhDs in the social sciences and humanities for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months. These taxable, non-renewable fellowships are valued at $30,500 per year.

Visit the University of Alberta Postdoctoral Fellows Office.