Partnership Grants (Stage 1)

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Sponsor: Social Science and Humanities Research Council

Value: Stage 1: up to $20,000
Stage 2 (by invitation only): up to $2.5 million

Description: Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over 4 to 7 years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities. There is a two-stage adjudication process. Stage 1 applications are valued at up to $20,000 to help applicants refine research question, establish partnership arrangements, governance structure, and/or methodology. Stage 2 applications are by invitation only and are valued at up to $2.5 million.

ORE internal signature deadline for RPIFs. Applicants please email Nandini Maharaj your signed (applicant and department head) RPIF + a full copy of your application.

Please email signed (applicant, department head, and ADR) RPIF along with a pdf of your application to ORS ( You may continue to work on the narrative sections of the application until the deadline to hit "Submit" online. However, please note that budget totals must not be changed from the submitted RPIF.

To do this, complete and attach all the forms as described in the program instructions. Also, ensure that all Co-Applicants and Collaborators have electronically accepted and verified their invitation to participate in the application. Then “Verify” and correct any reported errors until the resultant Verification Report indicates successful verification. Then click “Submit” to submit your application to UBC ORS for institutional approval.

Sponsor deadline (8 p.m. eastern).

Contact: If you have any questions, contact Nandini Maharaj.