SSHRC Partnership Grant

Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership. These grants are intended for large teams working in formal collaboration between post-secondary institutions and/or organizations of various types.

Deadline (Stage 1):
Faculty Research Office:   3-4 weeks before agency deadline if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman
Research Development & Services:

January 25 (Institutional Letters of Support)
February 1: draft proposal
February 8: full application
SSHRC (stage 1): February 15, 2019

Amount: Partnership Grants involve a two-stage application process. Stage 1 awards grants valued up to $20,000 to applicants invited to prepare a Formal Application (Stage 2).  The value of awards at the Stage 2 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.

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.

Please see Research Western’s web page for more information on internal requirements.

Please contact Karen Kueneman, kueneman@uwo.ca, immediately if you intend to apply. Researchers who are seriously considering applying to this program should contact Elizabeth Russell-Minda in Research Development Services (RDS) well ahead of time (before end of December) to discuss their strategy and plans.

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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