SSHRC Partnership Development Grants 2020

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SSHRC’s Partnership Development Grants provide support to foster new research and/or related activities with new or existing partners; and to design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities.

Value: $75,000 to $200,000 for 1-3 years

Faculty Research Office: 1 week before SSHRC deadline (2-3 weeks before if you wish to have feedback on your application – send to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development Deadlines:

Sept 9Notify Research Development office of intent to apply -Contact
 Elizabeth Russell-Minda, Research Development Officer
Oct 20Submit a First Draft of the application for review and feedback by Research Development Officer (optional)
Nov 9Deadline to submit a completed application with all supporting documents in the online SSHRC portal for Western Research review; ROLA proposal due

SSHRC: November 16, 2020 (results announced March 2021)

Description: Funding is intended for teams working in formal collaboration between post-secondary institutions and/or organizations of various types. Partnership Development Grants provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to:  1)  develop research and/or related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and emerging scholars, by fostering new partnerships with existing and/or potential partners; or 2) design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted by others or have the potential to be scaled up to a regional, national or international level .
Partnerships may be between academic institutions, or between one or more academic institutions and one or more non-academic partner organizations. These partner organizations agree and commit to work collaboratively to achieve shared goals for mutual benefit. Partner organizations must provide evidence attesting to the commitment that has been agreed upon.

NOTE: While SSHRC CVs are required for the project director and co-applicants they are not required for collaborators.

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 Development Grant and a Partnership Grant.

Applications: Full Applications are to be processed through Research Services and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA. More information, applications and instructions are available through the SSHRC website.

Additional details and program information are available on the Western Research website.

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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