Open Access Publishing Fund Application

Submission of this completed form indicates your publication meets the eligibility criteria stated in the OA Publishing Fund Guidelines. This request will be reviewed for eligibility after which you will be notified as to whether it was approved.

Authors who are allowed to use grant funds for publication fees are not eligible for OAPF support.

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Not to exceed $2000.00 per applicant, per fiscal year.
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Attach your letter of acceptance.
Attach your manuscript.

Upon notification of pending award from the OAPF, please direct the publisher to generate an invoice billing "George Mason University Libraries" for the amount awarded.  Then forward the invoice to the Open Educational Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian. Payment will be made on your behalf directly to the publisher.

Attach invoice, which must bill “George Mason University Libraries,” not the author.
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Your first name.
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Your first name.