Updates to 2017 SSHRC competitions

Thu. Jul. 6, 2017

The internal deadline for the new Partnership Engage Grants (see below) is Monday, August 28th (external deadline: September 15th) or Monday, November 27th (external deadline: December 15th).

Please consult SSHRC’s website for new information regarding SSHRC’s Talent, Insight and Connection programs for the 2017-2018 competitions.

The following Guidelines and Program Information have been updated:


Program Descriptions and Funding Opportunities now live:

Descriptions for SSHRC’s Talent Program, Insight Program, and Connection Program have been updated along with the descriptions and application material for the following funding opportunities:


NEW Partnership Engage Grants

These grants are being introduced to better address the short-term research needs, challenges and opportunities facing organizations in the not-for-profit, public and private sectors. Valued between $7,000 and $25,000, they are designed for a single partner organization and will be offered four times per year.

For the first competition, research administrators will be able to forward applications until September 15, 2017.

SSHRC will be hosting webinars on August 23, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. eastern in English and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. eastern in French, to provide information and answer questions about this funding opportunity.  Connection details will be sent in the coming weeks.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at or 613-943-1007.


Coming Soon:

  • The descriptions and application material for the following funding opportunities will be updated and launched soon:
    • Partnership Grants – Stage 2
    • Insight Grants
    • Partnership Development Grants
    • Partnership Grants – Stage 1
    • Insight Development Grants
    • Connection Grants