The University of Massachusetts Amherst


The UMass SOAR ("Supporting Open Access Research") Fund supports open access publication of University of Massachusetts Amherst peer-reviewed scholarship. The Fund is available to support researchers on a first-come, first-serve basis. To apply for funds, contact Christine Turner at

The SOAR Fund is compatible with the Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity (COPE).  

The guidelines for the SOAR Fund have been revised.  Please read them before submitting an application.  

For more information, contact Christine Turner at or the Scholarly Communication Dept. at