University Research Services

University Research Services
University Research Services

SSHRC Connection Grants

Full details about the Connection Grant competition can be found on the SSHRC website

Multiple Applications: Individuals may apply for one Connection Grant per calendar year. An applicant may not apply for or hold more than one Connection Grant for the same event or outreach activity. Please refer to SSHRC’s regulations regarding multiple applications for more information.

Application Deadlines: SSHRC makes Connection Grants funding decisions through a merit review process during four funding cycles per year.  For an application to be considered in one of these four cycles, applicants must meet the corresponding deadline date, according to the following schedule:


Decision Date

May 1

June 30

August 1

September 30

November 1

January 8

February 1

March 31

SSHRC Connection Grants Webinar - May 2020

Slide Deck (PDF, 720 KB)

Application Resources 

Application Submission Timeline


 Milestone Description

 One month in advance of SSHRC deadline

 Notify Research Services of intent to apply ( or

 5 business days prior to SSHRC deadline

 Administrative Review

 Final Application submitted to URS via SSHRC system (can be returned to Applicant for final amendments, if necessary).

 TRAQ DSS Form completed and approved by Dept. Head.


SSHRC Connection Grants Contact:
(613) 943-1007

TRAQ Help Desk:
(613) 533-6000 ext.78426

Queen's Research Services Contact:

  • Faculty of Arts & Science Applicants please contact Adrian Kelly, Research Projects Advisor

  • Applicants from all other Faculties / Schools please contact Diane Davies, Research Projects Advisor