SSHRC Connection Grants

SSHRC Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives in the social sciences and humanities for $7,000 to $50,000 up to 1 year.  

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SSHRC CG Program Quick Facts
Scope
  • Value and duration: $7,000 to $25,000 or $50,000 for other outreach activities for up to 1 year
  • Required additional in-kind and/or cash contributions of 50% of amount requested from SSHRC
SSHRC Deadlines:  February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1
Types of Funded Events or Outreach Activities (full list in Identification Section of Detailed Instructions)
  • Events (up to $25,000): workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums and summer institutes
  • Other Outreach Activities (up to $50,000): policy briefs, articles for print, educational aids, interactive technologies, adaptation of texts, artistic exhibits, public debates and media events
Purposes 
  • Disciplinary, interdisciplinary and/or inter-sectoral exchanges in social sciences and humanities
  • Building international or national research collaborations
  • A first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects
Evaluation
Criteria (more info):
  • Challenge—The aim and importance of the endeavour (40%)
  • Feasibility—The plan to achieve excellence (30%)
  • Capability—The expertise to succeed (30%)

SSHRC CG External Resources
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SSHRC CG Program Statistics

 

Year 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2017-2018
Successful Applicants  
UBC 3 9 6 18 25
National  190 237 289 287 N/A
Success Rate  
UBC 75% 82% 60% 50% 62.5%
National  80% 81% 64% 52% TBA
Total Funding  
UBC $110,190 $244,933 $147,066 $515,314 $587,881
National $5,920,750 $6,543,314 $6,937,671 $7,084,778 TBA
Average Funding/Project  
UBC $36,730 $27,215 $24,511 $28,628 $23,515
National $31,161 $27,609 $24,006 $24,600 TBA
National Ranking of UBC  
Amount of Funding 10th 10th 17th 2nd TBA
Amount of Awards 11th 9th 17th 3rd TBA

 


SPARC Contacts

Danica Kell, Research Development Officer (danica.kell@ubc.ca / 604-822-8778).