General Overview About This Form:
This is a web-based application form with required fields (indicated by *). You will be required to upload supporting documents in PDF format. You will need to provide the following:
Basic student and project information
Verification of acceptance to present at the conference
Abstract of paper/poster
Explanation of relevance of conference to your goals/aspirations
Budget breakdown and documentation ("proof") of expenses: (To document proposed expenses from websites, such as Amazon or airline pages, use the print screen function and/or a snipping tool. Receipts and/or invoices can be scanned or photographed. All expenses must be combined into one PDF document to upload.)
Faculty sponsor name and email address
Maximum Funding Values:
Individual presenting $850
Group* presenting $1700 (*two or more students attending same conference to present a shared piece of work)
The Vovis Advisory Board is charged with the distribution of Richter funding to support student research and creative work. Applications are evaluated on completeness, feasibility, and quality.
Important Information and Reminders:
1. This application requires a faculty sponsor. Your faculty sponsor is the faculty member at
Knox who is familiar with your project and supports your application for funding. You
should talk with your faculty sponsor to obtain their support prior to completing
this application and provide them with a copy of your project proposal.
2. Richter funding cannot be used to purchase food/meals.
3. All "non-consumable items" (such as equipment/supplies not "used up" during
the project) become property of Knox College at the conclusion of the project.
4. Late applications will not be accepted/reviewed.