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, email@example.com, as soon as possible if you intend to apply.