SSHRC and Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) have launched this Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition to mobilize social sciences and humanities research to examine and synthesize existing knowledge on gender-based violence (GBV). Grant holders will identify research gaps and opportunities and their work will inform and guide policy-makers and service providers contributing to ensuring a violence-free Canadian society.
- individual researcher or a team of researchers
- must be affiliated with a Canadian institution that holds institutional eligibility
- Postdoctoral researchers are eligible to be applicants if they have formally established an affiliation with an eligible institution at the time of application
- Grant funds can only be administered by an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution.
- Indigenous not-for-profit organizations
- Institutions must contact firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the institutional eligibility application process, or if they have questions about institutional eligibility.
- Individuals (including postdoctoral researchers) are eligible to be co-applicants if they are formally affiliated with any of the following:
- Canadian: eligible postsecondary institution; not-for-profit organization; philanthropic foundation; think tank; or municipal, territorial or provincial government; or
- International: postsecondary institution.
- Any individual who makes a significant contribution to the project is eligible to be a collaborator.
- Individuals from the private sector or federal government can participate only as collaborators.
Knowledge Synthesis Grants are valued at $30,000 for one year.
Knowledge mobilization activities (that is, conference presentations and outreach activities) can take place throughout the year. All synthesis reports must be completed by June 1, 2023, prior to the virtual forum. Up to 30 grants may be awarded.
Deadline DateSeptember 1, 2022
Contact Name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
E-mail Address: KSG-SSC@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca