Research Western

Western Internal Grants Program

SSHRC Internal Research Grants and SSHRC Internal Travel Grants

On behalf of the Vice-President (Research), Research Western is pleased to announce that applications are now open for SSHRC Internal Research Grants and SSHRC Internal Travel Grants. Faculty conducting research or engaging in knowledge mobilization activities in the humanities and social sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.


Complete applications must be submitted by email to no later than January 11, 2018 at 4 p.m. (EST). Results will be announced by March 2018.

Two applications are available:

1)    SSHRC Internal Research Grants, which:

2)    SSHRC Internal Travel Grants, which:

Eligible researchers may apply for both grants; however only one grant can be awarded per researcher (i.e., a researcher cannot be awarded both an Internal Research Grant and an Internal Travel Grant). Researchers can only submit one application for each type of grant (i.e., maximum of one Travel Grant application and maximum of one Research Grant Application).

This funding opportunity at Western is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) through its Institutional Grants program and is administered by Research Western.

Application Forms & Instructions

Research Development & Services, in consultation with an Associate Vice-President (Research), reserves the right to exclude from competition any submissions that are incomplete or inconsistent. Excluded applications will not be presented to reviewers for consideration.


Western Contact

These internal competitions are administered by Research Services ( For more information please contact Trevor Bieber, Grants Officer (, or 519-661-2111 ext. 82778).