2020 SSHRC Partnership Development Grants Competition

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

PLEASE NOTE: 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

Please see  Queen's PDG Application Milestone Guide (PDF 139 KB) for a breakdown of key tasks to the complete the application.

September 1

Notice of Intent to Apply Deadline

Applicants from the Faculty of Arts and Science please contact adrian.kelly@queensu.ca. Applicants from all other Faculties / Schools please contact diane.davies@queensu.ca.

October 15

Content Review Deadline

Draft of application to URS for review and feedback.

November 9

Administrative Review Deadline

Completed application submitted to URS 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

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants Deadline

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


Updated 16 October 2020

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants Webinar: October 2, 2020

Webinar Slide Deck (PDF 3.5 MB)

Contact Information

SSHRC Connection Grants Contact: TRAQ Help Desk: University Research Services Contacts:




Helpdesk Web Form


613-533-6000 ext. 78426

  • Faculty of Arts & Science Applicants please contact Adrian Kelly, Research Projects Advisor adrian.kelly@queensu.ca
  • Applicants from all other Faculties / Schools please contact Diane Davies, Research Projects Advisor diane.davies@queensu.ca