SSHRC Connection Grants - Deadline 1 November 2015

SSHRC Connection Grants Deadline 1 NOVEMBER 2015

Value: $7,000 to $25,000 for events, and up to $50,000 for other outreach activities; higher amounts for outreach activities may be considered if well justified.

Duration:  1 year

Matching Funds: SSHRC will not fund the full cost of any connection event or outreach activity. Additional support in the form of cash and/or in-kind contributions (excluding registration fees), equivalent to a minimum of 50 per cent of the amount requested from SSHRC, must come from sponsoring organizations.

Connection Grants support workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes or other events or outreach activities that facilitate:

•               disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary exchanges in the humanities and social sciences;

•               scholarly exchanges between those working in the social sciences and humanities and those working in other research fields;

•               intersectoral exchanges between academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences and researchers and practitioners from the public, private and/or not-for-profit sectors; and/or

•               international research collaboration and scholarly exchanges between researchers, students and non-academic partners from other countries.

Multiple Applications: An applicant may only apply for one Connection Grant per calendar year.

Application Resources:


Connection Grant Application Deadlines:


Decision Announced

May 1st

June 30th

August 1st

September 30th

November 1st

December 31

February 1st

March 31st


SSHRC Contact:
Phone: 613-943-1007

Queen’s Research Services Contact:
Diane Davies, Research Projects Advisor
Phone: 613.533.6000 ext. 79422