SSHRC Partnership Grants Letter of Intent

The Partnership Grants – Letter of Intent description and application form are now available on the SSHRC website.

Deadline (Letter of Intent):
Faculty Research Office:  1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services:
at least 5 days prior to agency deadline (additional deadlines will be posted)
SSHRC: February 15, 2017

Amount: Partnership Grants involve a two-stage application process. The Letter of Intent stage awards grants valued up to $20,000 to applicants invited to prepare a Formal Application.  The value of awards at the second stage is up to $500,000 per year over four to seven years, for a maximum total of up to $2.5 million over seven years.

Description: Partnership Grants provide support to new or existing formal partnerships for initiatives that advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities. Partnership Grants are intended for large teams working in formal collaboration between postsecondary institutions and/or organizations of various types.

Eligibility: A Principal Investigator (PI) must be eligible to hold a research account at Western.  An individual may not, in a calendar year, submit, as applicant (principal investigator/project director), an application for both an Partnership Grant and a Partnership Development Grant.

Note: Partnership Grants require 35% matching  cash and/or in-kind contributions from sources other than SSHRC.

Applications: Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development & Services  and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA. Applications and instructions are available through the SSHRC website.

New for the 2017 competition: An invitation process has been introduced to invite co-applicants and collaborators to participate in the application. Note that participants do not complete SSHRC CVs at the Letter of Intent stage.

Information Webinar: SSHRC will be hosting a webinar on October 19, 2016 to provide information and answer questions about this funding opportunity.  For more details, consult upcoming webinars at SSHRC

Please contact Karen Kueneman, kueneman@uwo.ca, as soon as possible if you intend to apply.

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Kueneman, Karen

Staff, 2015 Fall

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