SSHRC – Knowledge Synthesis 2015




Knowledge Synthesis Grants are not intended to support original research. Rather, they are intended to support the synthesis of existing research knowledge and the identification of knowledge gaps. This call is particularly focused on the state of research knowledge emerging over the past 10 years.


Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows (read eligibility guidelines)

Funding Availability

up to $25,000 – up to 15 grants will be awarded

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

6 months - All synthesis reports must be completed by October 31, 2015

Special Notes

Successful applicants or their delegates will be expected to attend two meetings in Ottawa to discuss the knowledge syntheses.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How To Apply

PI to email application as a .pdf file attachment using sponsor formatting specified in the guidelines to KSG Learning–SSC 

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project.  Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

please go to SSHRC Funding website.

For Questions, please contact

Jacques Critchley
Senior Program Officer
Office of the Associate Vice-President, Future Challenges
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research, Research Support Services
519-824-4120 x52832