Insight Grants

Queen’s Application Development Milestone Guide

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

August 2, 2024   

Research Services Notice of Intent (NOI) Deadline: 

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

Application resources are below.

August 15, 2024

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 21, 2024

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 21. 

September 8, 2024   
  • 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 18, 2024   

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 1, 2024

SSHRC Insight Grant Deadline: 

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

SSHRC Webinars

SSHRC will organize two webinars for applicants and research administrators to provide information concerning the upcoming IG October 2024 competition, including a question-and-answer session. Webinars will be hosted via WebEx.

Advance registration is not required. Detailed information for the webinars is below:

French Webinar

August 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Click to access webinar

English Webinar

August 22, 2024

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Click to access webinar

2024 Insight Grant Boot Camps

  Queen's NetID is required to view session materials

Session 1:

Compelling Project Summaries and Detailed Descriptions

 Watch session recording

View session 1 presentation slide deck ( PDF 885 KB)

Session 2: 

Creative Knowledge Mobilization, Student Training Plans, and Effective Budgeting

 Watch session recording

View session 2 presentation slide deck ( PDF 1.4 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 .