SSHRC Insight Grant Deadline

When and Where

Friday, October 01, 2021 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for long-term research initiatives of two to five years.

  • Stream A for requests between $7,000 and $100,000 over two to five years; or
  • Stream B for requests between $100,001 and $400,000 over two to five years.

University of Toronto specific deadlines:

Internal deadline to receive MRA – noon, Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • Approved MRA must be received by Research Services (MRA may take several days for divisional approval, please submit well in advance). The MRA should include a draft proposal and finalized budget amount.

Internal deadline to submit online application – 9 am, Tuesday, September 28, 2021

  • Applicant must submit completed SSHRC application via SSHRC site (please note, submitting after this time may reduce our ability to submit your application to SSHRC by their deadline).

For more U of T specific information, see the Research division on Insight Grants.

For information about the program, see the SSHRC website.

Contact Sherri at for support with your application.