PURPOSE: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories program provides promising young scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions.


  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have received a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the last five years. Applications will be accepted from candidates currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university; however, the candidate must expect to complete all requirements for the degree within six months of submitting an application. There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota: two-thirds of awards must be made to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: There are no deadlines for application to this program; applications are processed and reviewed as they are received.

For application materials and further information, please see the NSERC's Web Page.