Open Access Fund application form

Please use this form to apply to the Open Access publication fund to claim open access fees. Subject to available funds and the eligibility criteria, the Open Access Support Fund will pay up to the full cost of the APC plus any applicable VAT on your behalf.

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Your paper


Please list authors as they appear on the paper

Please note: All applications must be supported by the relevant Research Centre Director and this information will be passed to them in order to allow them to decide whether to support your application. Maximum 100 words.

Your Funder

Who is funding you?

Open Access fee


Please enter the value of the open access fee (excluding VAT)

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i.e. the author created version that incorporates referee comments and is the version accepted for publication

If you do not have an electronic copy of your letter please forward the original (retaining a copy for yourself) to: The USIR Team, Clifford Whitworth Library, Peel Park Campus, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT