Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Information on SSHRC competition results (applications received, grants awarded, etc.).

Connection

Objective of funding support: Events and short-term outreach activities and targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Applicant: Individual applicant or team

Duration: short-term

Value: $7,000 to $25,000 for events, and up to $50,000 for other outreach activities; higher amounts for outreach activities may be considered if well justified

Leveraged funding: minimum of 50% of the amount requested from SSHRC

SSHRC deadline: February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1

Internal deadline: Consult the Research Office and Ethics

Results announced: June 30, March 31, September 30 and December 31

 

Insight Development

Objective of funding support: Research in its early stages

Applicant: Individual researcher or team

Duration: 1–2 years

Value: $7,000 to $25,000 for events, and up to $50,000 for other outreach activities; higher amounts for outreach activities may be considered if well justified

Leveraged funding: Not required

SSHRC deadline: February 3

Internal deadline: Consult the Research Office and Ethics

Results announced: June

 

Insight

Objective of funding support: Long-term research initiatives

Applicant: Individual researcher or team

Duration: 3–5 years

Value: $7,000 to $400,00

Leveraged Funding: Not required

SSHRC Deadline: October 15 (extension until October 17) at 8:00 p.m. Eastern

Internal Deadline: Consult the Research Office and Ethics

Results announced: Spring

 

Partnership Development

Objectives of funding support:

  1. foster new partnerships involving existing and/or potential partners;
  2. design and test new partnership approaches for research.

Applicant: Teams/partnerships

Duration: 1–3 years

Value: $75,000$–$200,000

Leveraged funding: Required but not defined (more than $0)

SSHRC deadline: November 30

Internal deadline: Consult the Research Office and Ethics

Results announced: March

 

Partnership

Objective of funding support: New and existing formal partnerships to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership

Applicant: Institution (teams/partnerships)

Duration: 4–7 years

Value: Letter of Intent: $20,000
Full Application: Maximum $500,000 per year, up to $2.5 million in total

Leveraged Funding: 35% of the requested budget from SSHRC

SSHRC Deadline: Letter of Intent: February 15
Full Application: November 1 (by invitation)

Internal Deadline: Consult the Research Office and Ethics for required documents and deadlines

Results announced: Spring