This page is for tracking SSHRC awards to be held during the 2017-2018 academic year.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships provide stipendiary support to recent PhD graduates who are: undertaking original research; publishing research findings; developing and expanding personal research networks; broadening their teaching experience; preparing for research-intensive careers within and beyond academia; and preparing to become competitive in national research grants competitions.
Fellowships will normally be awarded to candidates affiliated with a university other than that which awarded the PhD.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship awards are tenable at Canadian or foreign universities and research institutions.
SSHRC welcomes applications involving Aboriginal research, as well as those involving research-creation.
Value: $40,500 per year
Duration: 12 to 24 months
Application deadline: (8 p.m. eastern) September 21, 2016
Results announced: February 2017
Applying as an ABD: 4
Applying with a PhD (0-1 years out): 2
Applying with a PhD (2-3 years out):
Applying to hold at a Canadian institution: 4
Applying to hold at a non-Canadian institution: 2
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Received email from SSHRC September 23rd at 3:08pm acknowledging confirmation of my application (applying from Canada).