Knowledge Synthesis Grants – First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples

SSHRC has announced the next Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition.  This particular knowledge synthesis will address the challenge area of: How are the knowledge systems, experiences and aspirations of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples essential to building a successful shared future for all Canadians?

Amount: up to $25,000

Faculty Research Office: At least 1 week before the SSHRC Deadline (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: September 7, 2016
SSHRC: September 13, 2016 (results announced November 2016)

These grants are not intended to support original research, rather they are intended to support the synthesis of existing research knowledge on the topic and the identification of knowledge gaps.

Note: All synthesis reports must be completed by May 2017. and award holders will be requested to participate in two workshop meetings, the first in Ottawa and the second in Ottawa/Toronto, tentatively scheduled for January and June 2017 respectively, to discuss the knowledge syntheses. Travel costs for these meetings must be included in the budget submitted as part of the application. Details on the meetings will be provided to successful applicants.

More information…

Please contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply.

For more information on the call for proposals  please contact Roxanne Dompierre, Senior Program Officer, Future Challenges (

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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