Note: Due to an overwhelming response to the OARS Fund, criteria for the 2014-2015 funding cycle have changed. Please review the new guidelines before submitting your request.
Authors will be eligible for up to $2,000 of support for one article for 2014/2015 academic year, subject to the following criteria:
To apply for funds:
Questions about the OARS Fund or application process? Please contact:
Colorado State University Libraries
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1019
Phone: (970) 491-1860
The Colorado State University Libraries, under the guidance of the CSU Faculty Council Committee on Libraries, has allocated $45,000 to establish the Open Access Research & Scholarship (OARS) Fund. CSU faculty authors are may receive up to $2,000 to support article processing fees for one article during the 2014-2015 academic year subject to the funding guidelines criteria outlined below.
The goals of the OARS fund are to:
Note: Funding is available on a first come, first served basis.To insure that the funds are spread over the entire year, there will be two funding cycles for 2014-2015:
Authors who received funding in 2013-2014 may not reserve additional funds
until the 2013-2014 award has been paid out and the article has been
deposited in CSU's digital repository.
Authors who received funding in 2013-2014 may not reserve additional funds until the 2013-2014 award has been paid out and the article has been deposited in CSU’s digital repository.