Application Deadlines: 12/31/2099Publication Support
Policies and Procedures
All publication grants can be up to $1,500. Applications are considered on a rolling, first-come, first-serve basis for subvention and other publication costs, with priority is given to subvention applications. Publication subventions to publishers are for publication for worthy scholarly/creative manuscripts are justified when works worthy of publication would not be published without financial support. The fund will also consider subsidies to presses to translate into a second language the scholarly/creative publications of the faculty of Taft departments. Non-subvention publication costs are considered for Taft faculty who are authors of books under contract to a press or have articles accepted in scholarly/creative journals. Applicants can request subsidies for indexing, translations, the preparation of photos, illustrations and maps, and accompanying copyrights.
Procedures for Publication Costs to a Maximum of $1,500:
The request to cover publication costs must include the following:
- A narrative concerning the nature and significance of the work (400 word limit);
- Correspondence with the prospective publisher, with proof that the work has been accepted for publication and that publication costs need to be covered by the author;
- An itemized budget (indexing, photos, illustrations, copyrights);
- Two page curriculum vitae.
For detailed instructions on submitting your application, please click Application Instructions.
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Committee Procedures and Policies Grants to a Maximum of $1,500
The committee will take timely action on requests that have followed the procedures outlined above. The committee will also consider the quality of the scholarship or creative work the manuscript contains and the reputation for quality of the proposed publisher. Payments are made in US dollars only. When payments are made for works to be published by foreign publishers, fluctuations in the value of the US dollar are not to be considered and such changes become the responsibility of the author or the publisher. The terms of the grant will include that the publication shall acknowledge support of the Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati.