Minor Research Grant

IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the Committee on Research Policy and Planning.

  • Full-time tenure stream YUFA faculty members affiliated with the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies may apply to the LA&PS Minor Research Grant program as long as the project for which they are seeking funding is not already funded by an external grant. Junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Applications from CLAs and SRCs in LA&PS will also be considered. (Appointments for the grant period must have been confirmed by the application deadline)
  • Retired YUFA faculty members from LA&PS or its antecedent faculties who are eligible to teach will also be considered, but given lower priority.
  • Visiting professors affiliated with YUFA are not eligible.
  • CUPE Unit II and CUPE Exempt Contract faculty members are not eligible for funding through this program.
  • Team applications are eligible for consideration as long as all applicants are YUFA faculty affiliated with LA&PS. Team applications should indicate how any funds awarded should be divided up among the applicants.
  • Members of the Faculty Committee on Research Policy and Planning (CRPP) and/or its sub-committees are not eligible to apply for funding through this program while sitting on the committees.
  • The maximum amount eligible faculty members may receive from this program is $5,000 over a period of 2 fiscal years.
  • **Deadline extended** April 10  
  • November 1

When the deadline date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or statutory holiday, applications will be accepted on the next working day.


A completed original application must be submitted to:
Secretary, Adjudication Sub-committee
Committee on Research Policy and Planning
Email: lapscrpp@yorku.ca

Application Form & Guidelines

Please note that SSHRC has advised that the CCV is allowed to be used for internal review/adjudication processes.

*NOTE: For the completion of the CV part of the application, faculty have two options:

  1. Complete the NSERC, CIHR or SSHRC version of the Common CV OR
  2. Complete the traditional SSHRC CV -- that is, the SSHRC online CV form available through your personal SSHRC account PLUS the 4-page Research Contributions attachment. To log into your SSHRC account. After completing the online SSHRC CV form, generate a PDF of the form by clicking on the "Preview" button associated with it. Combine this PDF with your 4-page RC attachment to create a complete version of your CV materials.
Minor Research Grant- Guidelines PDF
Minor Research Grant- Application .docx
SSHRC Research Contributions- Instructions PDF
Canadian Common CV- Website Website
Research Cost Table (as of October 16, 2017) PDF
Research Contributions Template .docx

If you have any questions please contact lapscrpp@yorku.ca.

All applications are final as of the deadline date.