The Graduate Student Society Open Access Award acknowledges graduate students who have published work in gold open access journals. The aim of this award is to increase the visibility and prestige of such publications and support the open access movement’s ability to effectively disseminate research findings.
GSSOAA is jointly administered by the GSS and the SFU Library and will consist of up to six monetary awards of $125.00.
Applications will be accepted from October 19th, 2015 to November 6th, 2015 and the award will be announced on November 21st, 2015 in conjunction with OpenCon 2015 Vancouver. For more information about open access publishing, assistance in finding suitable open access publishing venues for your work, and accessing the SFU Library Open Access Fund, please see the Scholarly Publishing and Open Access Guide.