University of Toronto Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 2021 [Funded]

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The Critical Digital Humanities Initiatives (CDHI) in collaboration with the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies invites application from suitably qualified candidates for a two-year, fixed term University of Toronto Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 2021.

The Fellowship program provides funding to Graduate Faculties to increase opportunities for hiring postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented groups of researchers. The fellowship will enable postdoctoral researchers to grow their scholarly profiles, undertake academic work at the University of Toronto and strengthen the research environment at the University with diverse perspectives.


To be eligible for the University of Toronto Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 2021:

  • Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and high potential for success in their chosen fields.
  • Applicants must have obtained a doctoral degree at the time the fellowship commences and normally within the last five years from the start of the fellowship.
  • Applicants must not have held a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship previously.
  • Applicant who is successful must be available to begin the fellowship by December 31, 2021.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the University of Toronto Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship Award must be nominated by their Faculty to the School of Graduate Studies. Potential nominees interested in the fellowship program should contact the nominating supervisor.

Nomination package for each nominee should be scanned as a single PDF file, containing all application materials in the order listed (below):

  • A support letter from the graduate unit/department Chair. Be sure to clearly state in the letter, with which underrepresented group (Indigenous and/or Black) the nominee identifies;
  • A nomination letter from the faculty advisor/mentor, as per the selection criteria above;
  • Statement of research intent from the nominee (maximum two pages);
  • Nominee’s C.V. (no page restriction); and
  • A short personal biography of the/written by the /written by the nominee (150-words limit).

Application Deadline: Varies

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