VISTA: University of York Fellowship Program 2018 in Canada

VISTA: University of York Fellowship Program 2018 in Canada

The York University is inviting applications for the VISTA Fellowship Program. The fellowship is open to high-caliber scholars doing postdoctoral research that is aligned with the VISTA program under the supervision of a VISTA core member.

Every Citizen of any Country is eligible to apply for the participate in the VISTA Fellowship Program. Entries are accepted no later than April 16 and September 7 on annual basis.

Level/Field of Study:

Postdoctoral program in science.

Host Nationality:

The VISTA Fellowship will be taken in Canada.

Scholarship Benefits:

The winners of the VISTA Fellowship will receive benefit as follow:

  • Fellowship: Minimum $55,000/year + benefits for up to 24 months; + Annual research allowance $7,500 and + Annual networking allowance $1,000
  • Distinguished Fellowship: Minimum $70,000/year + benefits for up to 24 months; + Annual research allowance $7,500 and + Annual networking allowance $1,000

Eligible Nationality

All countries are eligible to Apply.

Fellowship Requirements:

In order to be eligible for the VISTA Fellowship, please make sure meet the requirements as follow:

  • Your application must be supported by a VISTA Core Member who would become your supervisor. VISTA Associate Members are eligible as co-supervisors with a VISTA Core Member;
  • You must hold a doctorate in an area that falls within the VISTA mandate;
  • A PhD or equivalent degree must be completed by the start date;
  • Postdoctoral Fellows who hold an external award (e.g. NSERC) at York, and who have not previously held a VISTA Postdoctoral Award, are eligible to apply for a one year extension from VISTA during the final year of their award;
  • Postdoctoral candidates who are employed at York University under the category of ‘Postdoctoral Visitor’ are only eligible to apply to VISTA during their first 6 months of employment (or until the first available VISTA Postdoctoral Award application deadline, whichever comes first);
  • VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowship or Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants may NOT apply to work within the same research environment (i.e. institution or supervisor) where they completed their PhD.
  • You must accept an offer with a start date: April applicants: No earlier than July 1 and no later than December 1 and September applicants: No earlier than December 1 and no later than July 1
  • You must conduct research in the vision sciences that is aligned with the VISTA program.

How to Apply:

To apply this VISTA Fellowship, please go to the link below.

Application Deadline:

April 16 and September 7

Website and Application Link

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