SSHRC Partnership Development Grants

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants (PDG) provide support to new or existing partnerships for initiatives that advance research, provide research training, and/or knowledge mobilization in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

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SSHRC PDG Quick Facts

Full application deadline: Nov 15th 2018

  • Full application funding: $75,000 to $200,000
  • Duration: 1-3 years
  • Apply through web application
  • Application requires a SSHRC web CV

SPARC Support Services for SSHRC PDG

Program Outreach
Project/ Proposal Development
Introduction & Planning Meetings
  • Partnership and research development strategy
  • Project framework
  • Team, partnership and network building and brainstorming sessions
  • Budget and in-kind/cash contributions
  • Meeting with students/program managers for training on proposal preparation
Proposal Review
  • Internal Peer Review
    • Registration: email to register by Sept 6th, 2018 at 4pm
    • One Page Summary and IR Form due: Sept 14th, 2018 at 12pm
    • Full Draft Proposal due: Sept 21st at 3:30pm
    • Receive Feedback by: Oct 5th
  • SPARC Review
    • ​Up to Nov 1st (latest possible submission)
    • In these reviews, proposals will be finely edited by a member of the SPARC team.  Applicants have the option of submitting their full proposal, or various modules.
Final Submission

Adhere to internal submission guidelines

Agency Deadline: Thursday, November 15th, 2018: The Office of Research Services (ORS) will forward your application to SSHRC after conducting a review of submitted materials.

SSHRC PDG Program Statistics


SPARC Contacts

Danica Kell, Research Development Officer

Erica Machulak, Research Development Officer

Alan Kingstone, SSH Research Advisor, VPRI