The 2022 Competition will be launched in November 2021. Applications will not be accepted until the official launch.

Funded through the U of S International Blueprint for Action, Connecting with the World, this competitive fellowship has a mandate of bringing international postdoctoral fellows to the University of Saskatchewan.

The Fellowship may allocate up to two awards in the following 2022 Competition Signature Areas of Research:

  1. Agriculture: Food and Bioproducts for a Sustainable Future
  2. Energy & Mineral Resources: Technology and Public Policy for a Sustainable Environment
  3. Indigenous Peoples: Engagement and Scholarship
  4. One Health: Solutions at the Animal-Human-Environment Interface
  5. Synchrotron Science: Innovation in Health, Environment & Advanced Technologies
  6. Water Security: Stewardship of the World's Freshwater Resources

* The awards will granted in two different signature areas




At least $44,000 per year

($22,000 provided by CGPS and at least $22,000, inclusive of all employment deductions, provided by the award recipient’s supervisor)


1 or 2 years

Applications open

November 1, 2021

Application deadline

February 1, 2022


  • The applicant must have completed a PhD no earlier than three years prior to the start date of the proposed fellowship.
  • The applicant must not be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • The applicant’s PhD must have been earned outside of Canada.
  • The applicant cannot have been a resident in Saskatoon during the past twenty-four months.
  • The applicant may only receive this fellowship once.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated strong achievement and early success in their chosen field of specialization.

How to apply

Application information will be released in November 2021.

 Questions about the application process can be directed to