SSHRC has launched the February 2021 Partnership Grants-Stage One competition.
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.
Deadlines (Stage 1):
Faculty Research Office: at least 3-4 weeks before agency deadline if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman
January 20 – Letters of Support
January 21 – Internal review and feedback on draft application
February 3, 2021 – full application for internal review; ROLA due
SSHRC (stage 1): February 10, 2021 – Western Research will submit to SSHRC
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 Project Director 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 Services and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA. Applications and instructions are available through the SSHRC website.
NEW this year: Applicants can now invite Co-director(s) to participate on their applications. For more information about this new role, please see the updated Definitions of Terms
More Information and Assistance:
- See Western Research’s web page for more information on internal requirements.
- Upcoming Webinar:
In English: Tuesday, November 10, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. ET
- Please contact Karen Kueneman, firstname.lastname@example.org, immediately if you intend to apply.
- Questions about the SSHRC Partnership Grants program can also be directed to Elizabeth Russell-Minda, Research Development Officer, Research Western (email@example.com, ext 88701).