SSHRC – Insight Development Grants

New funding opportunity: Insight Development Grants

SSHRC continues implementation of its renewed program architecture with the launch of the Insight Development Grants funding opportunity. The description and the application forms are now available on the SSHRC website at this link,however the application is not yet available.

Deadlines: Faculty of Education Assoc Dean’s Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
UWO Internal: no less than 3 days prior to agency deadline.
SSHRC:  February 1, 2011 (results announced June 2011)

Amount: $7000 – $75,000 for 1-2 years

Description: This funding opportunity offers grants in support of research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. This new opportunity is open to both new and regular scholars.

NOTE: For the current competition, at least 50 per cent of funds will be reserved for applications from new scholars.

Eligibility: Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at Western.

The application process is totally electronic. Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA application.

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