Fund for Publishing

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The Fund for Publishing was developed to provide publication support for faculty - to expand readership, improve accessibility, and enhance research productivity. 

Submission Deadline: Rolling



Awards are limited to a maximum of $2,000 and are subject to availability of funds. 



All tenured or tenure-track faculty, as well as Research Assistant/Associate Professors who have not received support from the fund (or FRG grant for similar purpose) in the last two years. 


Allowable Costs

Examples of suitable requests include: 

  • Editing or indexing
  • Copyright fees
  • Reasonable subvention fees


Unallowable Costs

  • Reimbursement of costs incurred prior to submission of the application.
  • Funds cannot support journal open access fees. Please see this guidance from LTS on open access and use of the Lehigh archive. 
* As of December 14, 2022, design and image production fees for articles selected for journal covers are no longer an eligible expense.


How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis via Infoready  If your application is awarded, we aim to make publishing funds available within 2-3 weeks from the award date.  

You will be asked to provide the following details: 

  • Descriptive title 
  • Name, position and department
  • Journal/Press name
  • Brief description of the need and expected outcomes
  • A specific, itemized budget
  • Documentation of acceptance by the journal or press. This can be an email, contract, or other correspondence providing clear documentation. 
Please contact us at regarding any special circumstances.