Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
09/14/22 8:00 PM ET
Fellowships to Canada scholars affiliated with a research institution or university to conduct research in the humanities and social sciences. Funding is intended to help researchers establish themselves in their fields. Eligible applicants are individuals who have recently graduated from a Ph.D. program and are engaged in original research studies, publication of results, research network expansion, and other related activities.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities, and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers. SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship awards are tenable at Canadian or foreign universities and research institutions.
Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Talent program. (See Talent Program in Pre-Application Information below.) The research proposed in a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship application must be significantly different and distinct from, or add significantly to, that related to the applicant’s doctoral thesis.
The purpose of these fellowships is to provide stipendiary support to recent PhD graduates who are:
SSHRC welcomes applications involving Indigenous research, as well as those involving research-creation. (For a definition of these terms, see links in Pre-Application Information, below.)
SSHRC offers supplementary funding to support scholarship and fellowship award holders, some of which is offered through joint initiatives. SSHRC collaborates with organizations from across the not-for-profit, private and public sectors to support and promote training, research and connection activities in the social sciences and humanities. SSHRC’s joint initiatives are designed to reflect SSHRC’s strategic objectives and mandate, inform decision-makers, and, in certain cases, address specific needs of its partners. (For additional information on joint initiatives, see link in Pre-Application Information, below.)
GrantWatch ID#: 174305
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are valued at $45,000 per year over one or two years, up to a total of $90,000.
Fellowships may cover one or two years. These are taxable, non-renewable fellowships that can begin on the first of any month between May 2023 and January 2024.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online: https://webapps.nserc.ca/SSHRC/faces/logon.jsp?lang=en_CA
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