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SSHRC Insight Grant

Discipline: Social Sciences and Humanities

Internal deadline: October 1 annually

External deadline: October 15 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 three 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 resprog3@uvic.ca 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.

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