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Upcoming Deadlines

The following deadlines are for upcoming competitions, so they may differ from those listed in currently posted funding opportunity descriptions. Before applying for SSHRC funding, consult the specific funding opportunity description to confirm the deadline, as well as all application criteria and regulations, policies and information related to the specific competition.

Please also refer to the integrated calendar of agency and interagency funding opportunities, which lists the funding opportunities offered by Canada’s three principle research funding agencies and the Canada Foundation for Innovation, including agency-specific programs and ones that are jointly administered.

Note: If a deadline falls on a weekend or a Canadian public holiday, the online application system will remain open until 8 p.m. (eastern) the next business day.

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By date | By funding opportunity

Upcoming DeadlineFunding Opportunity
October 2021
October 1, 2021Insight Grants
October 12, 2021Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements
October 17, 2021 (Direct applications)Canada Graduate Scholarships—Doctoral Program
October 17, 2021 (Direct applications)SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships
October 29, 2021Partnership Grants—Stage 2
November 2021
November 1, 2021Connection Grants
November 15, 2021Partnership Development Grants
November 15, 2021Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative
November 17, 2021Open Research Area
November 21, 2021 (Institution applications)Canada Graduate Scholarships—Doctoral Program
November 21, 2021 (Institution applications)SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships
December 2021
December 1, 2021Canada Graduate Scholarships—Master's Program
December 1, 2021SSHRC Institutional Grants
December 15, 2021Partnership Engage Grants
December 17, 2021Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Emerging Asocial Society
January 2022
January 20, 2022 (Full application)Ideas Lab
February 2022
February 1, 2022Connection Grants
February 2, 2022Insight Development Grants
February 10, 2022Partnership Grants—Stage 1
March 2022
March 15, 2022Partnership Engage Grants



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