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Richter Memorial Fund


Sara Kitsch

Director of the Gerald & Carol Vovis Center for Research & Advanced Study

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7166


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Since 1995, the Richter Memorial Trusts have provided more than $1.3 million to support students pursuing projects that foster independence of thought and expression beyond the classic classroom setting. Funds have supported travel to conduct research, research internships, and the purchase of materials, supplies, or equipment to pursue your ambitious independent and creative projects. And, any student in any discipline is eligible to apply for funds from the Richter program.

Richter deadlines for Academic Year 2019-2020 are as follows:

  • Saturday, September 21, 2019
  • Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Friday, March 27, 2020 (Spring Term and Summer Projects)
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020 (Honors and Senior Research Projects only)
  • Friday, April 24, 2020 (Spring Term and Summer Projects)
  • Conference Presentation deadlines: Approximately 30 days prior to conference
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