Funding and fellowships for postdocs

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Research Opportunities Database

Research Services and the Postdoctoral Office maintain a Research Opportunities Database, which includes postdoc funding opportunities, fellowships, and awards. 

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Applying for Grants as a Postdoc

UCalgary postdoctoral scholars who have an appointment at the university are now eligible to apply for research grants, as permitted by the funding agency. All types of postdoc appointments (Postdoctoral Fellow, Postdoctoral Associate, or Postdoctoral Guest) are potentially eligible.

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Postdoctoral Match-Funding Program

The Postdoctoral Match-Funding Program is designed to support UCalgary faculty to recruit and support outstanding postdoctoral scholars. 

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Alberta Innovates Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Through the Alberta Innovates Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, UCalgary is pleased to be opening applications for the Alberta Innovates Recruitment Fellowship.

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CIHR Research Excellence, Diversity, and Independence Early Career Transition Award

The CIHR Research Excellence, Diversity and Independence (REDI) Early Career Transition Award is a new funding opportunity available to postdoctoral researchers, clinicians, and research associates from specific underrepresented groups to help them launch their research faculty careers in Canada.

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Provost’s Postdoctoral Awards for Indigenous and Black Scholars

At the University of Calgary we have made foundational commitments to inclusive excellence, to attracting and supporting emerging talent, and to creating future-focused and equitable pathways for the next generations of scholars and scholarship in the academy.

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