Post Doctoral Research Fellowships (PDRF) 2011-12 Deadline Nov 15

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT), is  pleased to

announce the launch of the Post Doctoral Research Fellowships (PDRF),

tenable in the 2011-2012 academic year.  As part of the Government

of Canada Awards (GCA), the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship

Program (CCSP) and the Canada-Mexico Awards (CMA), the Government of

Canada offers one-year post-doctoral research fellowships tenable at

recognized public Canadian universities and affiliated research



Based on reciprocal agreements between Canada and Foreign

governments, the PDRF will award approximately 40 to 60 fellowships 

to selected candidates from twelve countries*.  Fellowships are valued at $36,500

CDN (taxable). These fellowships will provide research opportunities

to promising recent doctoral graduates in the natural sciences and

engineering, social sciences and humanities. The attached program

description including eligibility requirements and application

information can be found on the Government of Canada's International

Scholarships website<>.


*Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, Russia, 

Switzerland and the United Kingdom