Insight Grants
Collaborator instructions

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You have been invited to participate as a collaborator as part of an Insight Grant application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

You are encouraged to consult the instructions while you are completing your form by clicking on the “Instructions” button at any time within a screen. This button will link you directly to the instructions for the screen you are completing.

Accepting your invitation

When you accept this invitation, you will be required to complete the Accept Invitation—Collaborator Information form.

Once this form is complete, return to your Portfolio page and verify and correct the data until the Verification Report indicates successful verification. Once verified, a PDF copy of your Accept Invitation form will be attached to the applicant’s application form. The status on your Portfolio will change from “In Progress” to “Verified.” You can preview the form and print it in PDF format by clicking the “Preview” button.

When the applicant electronically submits their application form to the institution’s research administrator, the status on your Portfolio for that Accept Invitation form will change to “Submitted.”

Removal from the application

After you have accepted the invitation, the applicant can remove you from the application, or you can remove yourself:

Application summary

The information provided by the applicant in the Identification module of their application form is automatically included here. The fields are not editable; they are read-only.

Collaborator information

Any individual who may make a significant contribution to the research related initiative is eligible to be a collaborator. Collaborators do not need to be affiliated with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution.

To begin filling out the Accept Invitation—Collaborator Information form, click on “Information” in the left-hand menu.

Select the position (e.g., associate professor, director, community organizer) by clicking the drop-down menu. If an applicable position is not listed, select “(Other) — Specify” from the list and type the information in the box provided.
Select the appropriate discipline by clicking the “List ...” button. If an applicable discipline is not listed, select a primary discipline and then select an entry such as “Other (relevant discipline)” (e.g., Other Psychology, Other Anthropology, Other Sociology) from the list, and enter the specific discipline in the box provided.
Select the organization and department/division using the “List ...” button. The Country list will appear. Select the country, the province or state (if applicable), and then the organization. If the organization or department/division is not listed, select “Other” from the list and type the information in the box provided.
The address you provide must be complete and accurate, as SSHRC will use it to correspond with you. For countries other than Canada and the United States, select the “Other” address format and enter the city/municipality, province and postal code in the address lines.
Include an email address at which you can be reached.
Web address
If applicable, include your website address. This will enable us to verify your information.

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