If you are required, or plan to publish your article via the gold route, then you will normally be asked to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) by the publisher.
We have two funds to help with this:
Money from both funds is allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Please note: Before you request support for an APC please ensure you have checked our publisher deals as many journals are already funded.
To receive APC funding from either fund you must meet the requirements outlined below.
We can pay APCs from the UKRI block grant for articles that:
We can pay APCs from the HEIF fund for articles that: