Grant deadlines & details

< Back to all grant deadlines & details

SSHRC Insight Grant

Discipline: Social Sciences and Humanities

Internal deadline: September 17 annually

External deadline: October 1 annually

Additional information

The objectives of the Insight program are to:

  • build knowledge and understanding from disciplinary, interdisciplinary and/or cross-sector perspectives through support for the best researchers;
  • support new approaches to research on complex and important topics, including those that transcend the capacity of any one scholar, institution or discipline;
  • provide a high-quality research training experience for students;
  • fund research expertise that relates to societal challenges and opportunities; and
  • mobilize research knowledge, to and from academic and non-academic audiences, with the potential to lead to intellectual, cultural, social and economic influence, benefit and impact.

The maximum value of an Insight Grant is $400,000, over two to five years. A minimum request of $7,000 is required in at least one of the years. A maximum of $100,000 is available in a single year.

Please advise the Office of Research Services at as soon as possible, if you are planning to apply for an Insight Grant.

The Canadian Common CV is NOT required for this competition. A SSHRC CV is required.

More information on SSHRC Insight Grant