Partnership Development Grants


A Memo of Understanding (MOU) signed by all partners is a required component of the application. Applicants need to allow partners sufficient time to review and provide feedback on the MOU.


Competition Timeline

For Queen’s co-applicants on PDG applications hosted at another institution, requests for Queen’s partner contributions must be received no later than October 16, 2023.

Please see Queen's PDG Application Milestone Guide for a breakdown of key tasks to complete the application.

Date Task

August 15, 2023

Notice of Intent to Apply Deadline

Applicants from the Faculty of Arts and Science please contact

Applicants from all other Faculties / Schools please contact

October 3, 2023

Content Review Deadline

Draft of application to Research Services for optional review and feedback.

November 8, 2023 Administrative Review Deadline

Completed application submitted to Research Services via SSHRC web-forms system. Will be returned to applicant for final editing.

TRAQ DSS Form completed and approved by Department Head and/or Associate Dean (Research).
November 15, 2023

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants Deadline

All applications must be received by SSHRC. Applications are electronically forwarded to SSHRC by Research Services.

Partnership Development Grants Webinars

Partnership Development Grants (English) - Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Partnership Development Grants (French) - Thursday, September 28, 2023

Contact Information

University Research Services Contacts: TRAQ Help Desk: SSHRC PDG Contact:

Helpdesk Web Form

613-533-6000 ext. 78426


Full details about the Partnership Development Grants competition can be found on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) website .