|Program name:||UW/SSHRC Seed Grant|
|Research focus areas:||Social Sciences and Humanities and Fine- and Performing-Arts|
|Eligibility:||Applicants must be tenured or tenure-track SSHRC-eligible faculty who have applied to an external SSHRC competition or held an external SSHRC grant within the previous three years.
An exception to this is new faculty: those in their first three years of appointment are eligible to receive UW/SSHRC Seed Grant funding without having first sought external SSHRC funds.
|Eligible expenses:||Salaries of research assistants, minor equipment, databases, supplies, and travel essential for the conduct of the research.
Costs of short distance travel within Southwestern Ontario must be justified.
Requests for equipment or software must be justified and identified as essential to the success of the project, and must explain why available on-campus facilities are not adequate.
|Evaluation of applications:||Funding decisions for this program will be made by the UW/SSHRC Grant Review Committee. When the Committee requires further input, the applicant’s Department Chair/School Director and Faculty Dean will be asked for a confidential evaluation of the proposal.|
|Industry partner:||Not required|
|Program deadline:||April 30|
|Notification:||Decisions will be mailed to applicants by June 30|
|Amount:||Up to $5,500|
|Length of project:||May 1 to April 30, plus one extension year upon approval|
|Final report requirement:||Three months following the termination of the grant, a one page final report including a summary of the research results and their general significance is to be submitted to the Secretary of the UW/SSHRC Grant Review Committee.|
|Program submission instructions:||Instructions can be found on the UW/SSHRC Seed Grant page.|
|Office of Research application procedure:||
Submit two documents:
|Office of Research contacts:||Secretary of the UW/SSHRC Grants Committee|