York University in Toronto, Ontario is excited to launch a new Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Black and Indigenous Scholars, as part of our commitment to promoting justice and embracing a variety of scholarly perspectives, backgrounds and lived experiences. The program will offer emerging scholars from a wide range of disciplines access to the financial support, mentorship and career development opportunities needed to build the foundation for a successful professional future.

The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black and Indigenous Scholars will support up to 4 successful applicants this year in any field of study. With a salary of $70,000 provided each year for a two-year term, scholars will be able to dedicate their time to pursuing a proposed project, working alongside a supervisor and other mentors, while also gaining access to guidance from faculty, students and alumni.

• Available Fellowships: up to 4 in 2021-22
• Amount: min. $70,000/year
• Duration: 24 months. (Normally July to June. Exceptional start dates may be negotiated)
• Field: Open
• Eligibility:
o Recently completed PhD
o PhD in hand by the start of the postdoctoral term
• Deadline to Apply: 01 April 2021
Decision: 31 May 2021

Any questions can be directed to Kim McIntyre, Postdoctoral Services Coordinator at York University.