Postdoctoral Fellowships

The STS Graduate Program encourages recent PhD graduates to apply for postdoctoral fellowships at UBC. Here are the main sources of funding at UBC and in Canada for postdoctoral funding. Many nations also provide traveling fellowships for postdoctoral students.

Foreign and Canadian students can apply for both the Banting postdocs (Canadian government funded) and the UBC Killam postdocs.


UBC Killam Postdoc


Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply through the Tri-Councils:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)