SSHRC Insight Grants – Fall 2013

The application and  instructions for the SSHRC Insight Grant are available on the SSHRC site. There is no change from last year on the application or CV process/procedure.

Value: up to $500,000 over 3-5 years

August 15: Mandatory Notice of Intent to SSHRC
September 10, 2013: Faculty of Education Rough Draft – we will facilitate an internal peer review of your draft proposal if you get it to Karen Kueneman by this deadline
October 1, 2013: Faculty of Education – full proposal
October 8, 2013: Research Development & Services Internal Deadline (see below for more information)
October 15, 2013 – 2 pm: SSHRC Deadline

Description: Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for long-term research initiatives of three to five years.

Eligibility: A Principal Investigator (PI) must be eligible to hold a research account.  An individual may not, in a calendar year, submit, as applicant (principal investigator/project director), an application for both an Insight Development Grant and an Insight Grant. To be eligible to apply to the October 2013 Insight Grants competition, applicants must first submit a Notice of Intent to SSHRC via the online forms system by August 15, 2013.

Applications: Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development & Services  and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA.

For more details, please see the SSHRC website or consult with Karen Kueneman,


Fall 2013 Signature Process (Research Western)

Western as LEAD Institution

  1. Mandatory Registration (NOI): August 15, 2013, 8pm EST
    Applicants must submit a Notice of Intent to SSHRC via the online forms system.
  2. RD&S Application Submission Deadline: October 8, 2013, 5pm EST
    Each applicant must complete and submit a ROLA Proposal by October 7, 2013. and
    Submit the application on SSHRC website or email a PDF of the application to researchoffice@uwo.caPlease note “SSHRC Insight Application” in the subject line.
  3. Electronic submission by the Applicant: October 15, 2013, 2:00 pm EST.
    The Insight Grants Application and instructions are available online as of July 15, 2013.
    The applicant must ‘Submit to Research Administrator’ on SSHRC website by Electronic approval, submission and receipt no later than 2:00 pm of the final deadline date. The Research Services Office must then approve and submit the application to SSHRC. SSHRC will acknowledge receipt of your electronic application and will assign you an application number.

Western as CO-APPLICANT Institution

After the submission date, SSHRC will require Western’s institutional approval of all Applicants and Co-Applicants listed on SSHRC Insight Grants.

Before October 15, 2013

1)      Send copy of Application to your Faculty Research Office and to
Please use “SSHRC Insight Application” in subject line.
Each applicant must complete and submit a ROLA Proposal for their expected portion of the funding.


Questions regarding submission can be sent to

ROLA help is available at or x83136.




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