SSHRC Resources

1.  Introduction

This page contains toolkits and other resources to help Lakehead University faculty members as they develop applications for funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Information will be continuously added to the page as it is developed.

2.  What is the Internal Process for Applying to SSHRC?

SSHRC Internal Application Process

3.  Useful Resources on the SSHRC Website

Grant Guidelines & Instructions 

 Indigenous Research Resources

4.  Internal Lakehead University Resources

Toolkits Toolkit

While these guides are meant to assist researchers in managing the process of applying for SSHRC funding, nothing in these guides should be interpreted to replace a thorough and detailed reading of the program guidelines and other policy documents provided by SSHRC.

1. Partnership Engage Grant Toolkit

2. Partnership Development Grant Toolkit


SSHRC Enhancement Program


SSHRC Mentors  Mentoring

Below is the list of SSHRC-eligible faculty members who have agreed to make themselves available to new faculty members who are applying to SSHRC and would like feedback on their grant proposals. These faculty members have significant experience as successful SSHRC grant writers and/or as review committee members.
We thank all those individuals who have allowed their names to be included on the list. This list is updated annually. Faculty members interested in being mentors can contact the Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator at

2023-2024 Mentors

 Open Access  

Grant Writing Resources

  • For grant writers, grant writing tips, etc., please click here.



Samples of Successful Applications

The Office of Research Services has received permission from a number of faculty members to allow their successful SSHRC applications to be made available to newer faculty members who are preparing their own SSHRC applications and wish to see an example of a successful application.  Please contact for more information.