The VMI Center for Undergraduate Research has programs that provide funds for cadet research during the academic year.
The Wetmore Fund for Cadet Research
The Wetmore Fund provides funds, up to a maximum of $ 500.00, for procuring supplies to initiate a research project during the academic year.
To request funds, submit a proposal that includes
- a brief (half-page to a page) project description,
- a short, signed letter of support from your supervising faculty member that indicates the faculty member’s support of the project,
- a budget that includes 1) an itemized estimate of expenses and 2) an explanation of how each item will be used in the proposed research
Sample Wetmore Application