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  • VISTA Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2021


    What is VISTA Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2021?

    The York University invites applications from PhD degree holders for VISTA Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2021. The fellowship aims to support distinguished researchers from other national or international institutions to carry out postdoctoral research under the supervision of a VISTA core member that is aligned with the VISTA (Vision: Science to Applications) program. 

    Who is offering this scholarship ?

    The scholarship is being offered by the York University, Canada

    Who can apply for this scholarship ?

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Hold a PhD degree from a national or international institution
    • Be doing postdoctoral research which is aligned with the VISTA program under the supervision of VISTA core member
    • Provide evidence of excellence in their field

    What are the benefits ?

    The selected scholars will receive the following benefits: 

    • Minimum CAD 70,000 per annum for up to 2 years
    • Annual research allowance of CAD 7,500
    • Annual networking allowance CAD 1,000 

    How can you apply ?

    Follow the following steps to apply: 

    Step 1: Find a VISTA Core Member as a supervisor. 
    Step 2: Click on the 'Apply Now' button and read all details.
    Step 3: Email the completed application form along with required documents to applyvista@york.ca.

    Note: The letters of support should be sent directly from referees to applyvista@yorku.ca.

    What are the documents required for the VISTA Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2021?

    • Completed application form
    • A one-page summary of the proposed research
    • Voluntary self-identification survey in the specified format
    • Postdoctoral Supervisor Form in the specified format
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Two Letters of Reference

    Note: Referees do not include the proposed supervisor. The proposed supervisor may opt to submit a maximum of 5 pages letter of reference.

    What are the selection criteria ?

    The fellows will be selected on the basis of -

    • Strength of the candidate
    • Strength of the research proposal
    • Fit with the goals of the VISTA program

    The distinguished fellows have to meet additional standards of excellence to receive the fellowship. 

    What are the important dates ?

    Application deadline: 23rd April 2021

    Terms and Conditions

    • The applicants have to accept or decline the offer made within 21 days from the date of the offer. 
    • The evidence of excellence may include best paper awards, high impact venues, or other measures of achievement and recognition.
    Deadline: 23-Apr-2021AwardVarious awardsEligibilityPhD holder