Updated August 29, 2019

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The SFU Signature Sheet needs to be submitted along with the proposal draft to secure FoE signature from the Associate Dean of Research.

Internal Funding Opportunities

Program

FoE Internal Deadline
(Research Facilitator review of complete draft is required before grant submission)
SFU Deadline

VPR Conference Travel Grants [Pool 1]

VPR Research Travel Grants are provided for faculty in areas supported by SSHRC to attend North American (max. $900) and international (max. $2,000) conferences to present a paper (including poster presentation).
Pool 1: Applications for conferences taking place between April 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020.

Draft completed by 1 week prior to the submission to ORS

April 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020, or until the funding exhausts.

SSHRC Small Grant (Spring)

SSHRC Small Research Grants support scholarly research in the contemporary arts, humanities and social sciences for expenses up to a maximum of $7,000. A lead applicant, together with one or more eligible co-investigators may apply in a single application for up to a maximum of $10,000.

Draft completed by May 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

VPR Conference Travel Grants [Pool 2]

VPR Research Travel Grants are provided for faculty in areas supported by SSHRC to attend North American (max. $900) and international (max. $2,000) conferences to present a paper (including poster presentation).
Pool 2: Applications for conferences taking place between September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

Draft completed by 1 week prior to the submission to ORS

 

September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, or until the funding exhausts.

 

SSHRC Small Grant (Fall)

SSHRC Small Research Grants support scholarly research in the contemporary arts, humanities and social sciences for expenses up to a maximum of $7,000. A lead applicant, together with one or more eligible coinvestigators may apply in a single application for up to a maximum of $10,000.

Draft completed by November 15, 2019

December 15, 2019

External Funding Opportunities

Program FoE Internal Deadline
(Research Facilitator review of complete draft is required before grant submission)
SFU Deadline Agency Deadline

SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Support research in its initial stages; enables the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas; $7K and $75K, 1-2 years. Uses the Research Portal & SSHRC CCV.

  • Draft completed by January 1, 2020
  • January 29, 2020
  • February 1, 2020

SSHRC Connection Grants

Knowledge mobilization funding; requires cash/in-kind from partners/sponsors.

 

  • Draft completed by October 1, 2019
  • Draft completed by January 1, 2020
  • Draft completed by April 1, 2020
  • Draft completed by July 1, 2020
  • October 29, 2019
  • January 28, 2020
  • April 28, 2020
  • July 28, 2020
  • November 1, 2019
  • February 1, 2020
  • May 1, 2020
  • August 1, 2020

SSHRC Partnership Grants

Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over 4 to 7 years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership, as well as through resources as evidenced by cash and/or in-kind contributions.

  • Stage 1: Letter of Intent
  • Stage 2: By Invitation Only (Formal Application)
  • Stage 1: Draft completed by September 24, 2019
  • Stage 2: Draft completed by January 15, 2020

 

  • Stage 1
    October 24, 2019
  • Stage2:February 12, 2020
     
  • Stage 1:
    October 29, 2019
  • Stage 2:
    February 15, 2020
     

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

For initiating research partnership with one main knowledge user or collaborator organization from nonprofit, public or private sector; $7K-25K; 1 year. There are four intakes annually.

  • Draft completed by August 16, 2019
  • Draft completed by November 16, 2019
  • Draft completed by February 16, 2020
  • Draft completed by June 15, 2020
  • September 11, 2019
  • December 11, 2019
  • March 11, 2020
  • June 10, 2020

     
  • September 16, 2019
  • December 16, 2019
  • March 16, 2020
  • June 15, 2020

     

SSHRC Insight Grant

Support research excellence in the Social Sciences & Humanities; 70-100K or 100-400K for 2-5 years.
Uses the SSHRC Web Platform & SSHRC CV system.

  • Draft completed by September 15, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
     
  • October 9, 2019
     

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

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; $75K to $200K over 1-3 years.

  • Draft completed by October 15, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • November 15, 2019