International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies – Letter of Intent

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) are pleased to announce the International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies (IPaSS) joint initiative.
 
This joint initiative will support international partnerships that will produce high-quality research to inform academic, public, and policy debates in ways that can help create just, inclusive, and sustainable social and economic development.

IPaSS thematic areas

·         Information and Networks

·         Inclusive Growth

·         Governance, Security, and Justice

·         Green Growth

Key eligibility criteria
Partnerships must be led by a project director based in an eligible low- or middle-income country (LMIC) and a project director based in Canada.

This funding opportunity involves a two-stage application process: 1. Letter of Intent (LOI) in addition, the LMIC project director must submit the IDRC Supplementary Information Form to IDRC 

2. If invited, the Application.

Value and Duration
At the LOI stage, up to 10 applicants will be awarded a grant to prepare a formal application. The  value of a LOI grant is CA$20,000. However, SSHRC may consider requests of up to CA$30,000 if well justified.  

Requests for support at the formal application stage would typically be in the range of CA$500,000 to CA$2,500,000 over four to seven years. The project director based in an eligible LMIC may request up to CA$1,250,000 from IDRC and the project director based in Canada may request up to CA$1,250,000 from SSHRC.

Information regarding this competition and how to apply, visit:

http://www.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/Competitions/Pages/CompetitionDetails.aspx?CompetitionID=48

Information on how to submit the IDRC Supplementary Information Form can be found on pages 9-10 at:  http://www.idrc.ca/EN/Documents/IPaSS-Description-En.pdf

INTERNAL DEADLINE IF INVITED:  February 1, 2013- Office of Research Services, research.services@uoguelph.ca

EXTERNAL DEADLINE IF INVITED:  February 15, 2013 by 8:00 PM EST – apply online via SSHRC Partnership Grants LOI at: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/partnership_grants_loi-bourses_partenariat_li-eng.aspx

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