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.  Individuals (applicants for individual Connection Grants and project directors for institutional Connection Grants) 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.

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

December 31

February 1

March 31

2018 SSHRC Connection Grant Webinars

Connection Grants (English) Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 13:00-15:00 ET

Connection Grants (French)

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 13:00-15:00 ET

Application Resources 



Milestone Description

One month in advance of the deadline

Notify Research Services of intent to apply (

5 business days prior to 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