The Concordia Open Access Author Fund is a joint initiative of the Libraries and the Office of Research, with Strategic Funding provided by the Office of the President.
The Libraries and the Office of Research have established this fund to support Concordia authors who have published a peer-reviewed journal article in an open access journal that charges author processing fees.
Authors are responsible for paying author fees directly to the publisher before applying for reimbursement from the Concordia Open Access Author Fund. The fund manager will verify that the request meets the policies of the fund.
1. All applicants must complete the Concordia Open Access Author Fund Request for Reimbursement Form (Word document). Additional documentation is required depending on how the publication fee was originally paid.
2. For payments made from a personal credit card, your application must include:
For payments made from a grant, your application must include:
3. Send completed forms via internal mail to:
4. Once the Fund Manager has received the application, and determined that the request is eligible, reimbursement will be made by direct deposit.
For more information about the Concordia Open Access Author Fund, contact David Macaulay, at firstname.lastname@example.org.