Insight Grants

Queen’s Application Development Milestone Guide

Applicants are encouraged to check with their Department / Faculty for any additional deadlines.

August 2, 2022   

Research Services Notice of Intent (NOI) Deadline: 

Please provide a brief summary of your proposed project (max 200 words). Research Services confirms applicant eligibility at this stage and compiles an email distribution list to communicate directly with applicants.

Application resources are below.

August 15, 2022

Applicants should issue Co-applicant / Collaborator invites via their SSHRC application by this date to allow team members sufficient time to complete their invitations.

August 22, 2022

Research Services Full Review Deadline: 

Applicants requesting an OPTIONAL full review of their application by Research Services are asked to provide their draft to Research Services no later than August 22. 

September 1, 2022

CRHS Les opportunités de financement des Subventions Savoir 

Voir les diapositives du webinaire en français (PDF 3.3 MB)

September 1, 2022

SSHRC Insight Grants Funding Opportunities 

View English webinar slides (PDF 7 MB)

September 9, 2022   
  • Co-applicant / collaborator invites complete.
  • Funds from Other Sources: applicants to provide email confirmation of commitments to Research Services from relevant authorized authority (if Queen’s, Department Head or Associate Dean Research).
September 19, 2022   

Research Services Administrative Review Deadline

  • Completed Insight Grant applications are to be submitted to Research Services electronically via the SSHRC web-forms for MANDATORY administrative review. Research Services will return the application to the applicant for final editing following review.

Tools for Research At Queen’s (TRAQ)

  • Applicants are advised to submit their TRAQ DDS form by this date for Department / Faculty approval. An approved TRAQ entry is required before the application can be submitted to SSHRC.
October 3, 2022

SSHRC Insight Grant Deadline: 

All applications must be received by SSHRC. Research Services forwards applications electronically to SSHRC.

2022 Insight Grant Boot Camp

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Session 1:

Topics: Compelling Project Summaries, and Detailed Descriptions

 Watch the video of session 1

View session 1 presentation slide deck (PDF 438 KB)

Session 2: 

Topics: Creative Knowledge Mobilization, Student Training Plans, and Effective Budgeting

 Watch the video of session 2

View session 2 presentation slide deck (PDF 2.1 MB)

Contact Information

SSHRC Insight Grant Contact: TRAQ Help Desk: Research Services Contacts:

Toll-free: 1-855-275-2861

Helpdesk Webform

Other SSHRC Funding Programs

See SSHRC's Upcoming Deadlines .