Tri-Agency Grants

2014 Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide: 

The administration of funds granted by an Agency is carried out by the grantee, the institution and the Agency.

Refer to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Roles and Responsibilities in the Management of Federal Grants and Awards for more details on administration of funds granted. The present document provides essential guidelines, rules and regulations of financial management in research.


SSHRC: Regulations, Policies and Related Information

All SSHRC applicants and SSHRC grant holders must comply with the Regulations Governing Grant Applications and with the regulations set out in the Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide.

Grant holders must also comply with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications. See SSHRC’s Open Access overview for more information. 


General guidelines for Grantholders: Internal Grants

Please note that



Full-time professors with tenure or in a tenure-track position.


- Graduate students are eligible.  

- A researcher can end a contract at any time without warning or compensation.


Eligible costs are, among others:

Research Assistants: graduate students

- For research purposes within the framework of a project.

- For the dissemination of research findings in academic venues: faculty and graduate students

- Travel related to interuniversity agreements

- Travel costs of invited speakers

Please note that  

- Air tickets should be for the lowest fare available and not exceed the cost in economy.

- For travel within 250 km of Ottawa, only car, train and bus tickets are eligible.


Ineligible costs are, among others: