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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

Funding OpportunityUpcoming Deadline
Canada Graduate Scholarships—Doctoral ProgramOctober 17, 2021 (Direct applications)
Canada Graduate Scholarships—Doctoral ProgramNovember 21, 2021 (Institution applications)
Canada Graduate Scholarships—Master's Program December 1, 2021
Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study SupplementsOctober 12, 2021
Connection GrantsNovember 1, 2021
Connection GrantsFebruary 1, 2022
Ideas LabJanuary 20, 2022 (Full application)
Insight Development GrantsFebruary 2, 2022
Insight GrantsOctober 1, 2021
Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Emerging Asocial SocietyDecember 17, 2021
Open Research AreaNovember 17, 2021
Partnership Development GrantsNovember 15, 2021
Partnership Engage GrantsDecember 15, 2021
Partnership Engage GrantsMarch 15, 2022
Partnership Grants—Stage 1February 10, 2022
Partnership Grants—Stage 2October 29, 2021
Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative November 15, 2021
SSHRC Doctoral FellowshipsOctober 17, 2021 (Direct applications)
SSHRC Doctoral FellowshipsNovember 21, 2021 (Institution applications)
SSHRC Institutional GrantsDecember 1, 2021



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