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Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences - Awards to Scholarly Publications Program

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The Awards to Scholarly Publication Program supports books of advanced scholarship in the humanities and social sciences that make an important contribution to knowledge and the social, cultural and intellectual life of Canada & the world.

Awards to Scholarly Publications Program

The Awards to Scholarly Publications Program is a key activity of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Formerly known as the Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, the ASPP is a competitive funding program designed to assist with the publication of scholarly books on topics in the humanities and social sciences.

Through this program, the Federation tangibly supports research dissemination and encourages excellence in humanities and social science scholarship.

Under the program’s mandate to support books of advanced scholarship in the humanities and social sciences that make an important contribution to knowledge, the ASPP has supported the publication of over 6,000 books that have helped to enrich the social, cultural and intellectual life of Canada and the world.

Each year, the ASPP offers 180 Publication Grants of $8,000 and five Translation Grants of $12,000, contributing 1.5 million dollars to the dissemination of Canadian research. The Federation recognizes the best ASPP-funded books through its annual Canada Prizes.

The Federation gratefully acknowledges the funding of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Eligible Canadian authors and publishers can apply for ASPP grants to support the publication or translation of scholarly books.