Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports research and training in the humanities and social sciences.

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How to apply

Learn how to apply for SSHRC grants, fellowships and scholarships.

Funding programs

Check out our funding programs, application processes, resources, policies and more.

Competition results

View lists of recipients, competition statistics and more for SSHRC’s recent funding opportunities.

Connecting with society

Learn more about how SSHRC-funded researchers are finding innovative solutions to real-life problems.

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The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry


Ted Hewitt
Ted Hewitt


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In Conversation With
In Conversation With : Public talks with Canada’s leading social sciences and humanities scholars

SSHRC, in partnership with The Conversation Canada, presents In Conversation With, a series of public talks featuring the most recent winners of SSHRC’s Impact Awards.

Imagining Canada’s Future
Imagining Canada’s Future

SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative positions the social sciences and humanities as essential to addressing complex societal challenges facing Canadians over the coming decades.

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