Canadian Government Offering Research Students Scholarship for a Post-Doctoral Research Program

Canadian Government Offering Research

All students masters graduate from the field of natural sciences are presented the opportunity to further their studies to a post graduate level on a post-doctoral research program. This scholarship program is a way the Canadian government intends to attract more post-doctoral and research students to Canada. No doubt international students contribute to the economy of the country and they also help to reduce the number of vacant positions in the country.

The scholarship is provided by the Natural Resources Canada, in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada & Public Health Agency of Canada.


The cost of studying in Canada is not the cheapest, but it is affordable. And now students have the opportunity to obtain scholarships and grants to help them pay their tuitions, which means they only have to worry about feeding costs in school.

Scholarship Description

Scholarship Value: Fully Funded


Host Institution: Canada Universities

Degree Level: Postgraduate, Post Doctorate

Subject Area: Natural Sciences

Eligible Students: International Students

The Postdoctoral Research Program provides scientists, who have recently obtained a doctoral degree in a field of natural sciences, with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions located across Canada. In turn, the Government of Canada benefits from new and emerging talent.

Federal research scientists contribute to strategic decisions, policies, regulations and programs by providing a sound scientific knowledge base through their research. Research scientists perform their work in pursuance of departmental mandates in order to attain specified outcomes and to conceptualize, identify, formulate and set in motion new outcomes in delivering programs, meeting the future needs of the department.

Successful candidates will be hired as term Scientific Research (SE-RES) employees. To view the salary scale, please refer to the SE sub-group – Scientific Research SE-RES.

Degree Level:

Postdoctoral Research Program – Government of Canada is available to undertake Postgraduate, Post Doctorate level programs at Canada Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

Natural Sciences

Scholarship Benefits:

Fully funded scholarships.

Eligible Nationalities:

International candidates can apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible candidates are included in an inventory that is accessible to hiring managers from participating federal organizations.


When there are vacancies to be filled, hiring managers use the inventory to identify candidates with the required specializations and experience. Hiring managers then contact and assess successful candidates.

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