Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services: Call for Proposals


Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS)


Research into Police Responses to Sexual Violence & Harassment Against Aboriginal Women and Girls

For More Information

Application Guidelines

Application Form

Budget Form


The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) will fund original research projects to identify key issues in reporting of sexual violence, which includes sexual assaults, and harassment by victims/survivors to the police as well as best practices for police investigations and responses to better support victims and survivors. Note, research must be focused on Aboriginal women and girls.


Academic institutions 

Funding Availability


Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Projects must be completed by August 31, 2016

Special Notes

It is anticipated that MCSCS will notify the successful applicant(s) of its funding decision at the end of February 2016. Please take this into consideration when planning for your research project.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

An electronic version of your completed application form, including the research proposal(s) and budget sheet(s) must be submitted to MCSCS in their original format (NOT a scanned version) by email. Please submit them to

In addition to the above, please scan the signed copy of the completed application form application and submit it by email to

For Questions, please contact

Emily Jefferson

Office of Research

Meghan Grimes, Awards and Agreements Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x54807

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