Institute Awards

Numerous awards recognizing the accomplishments of cadets are presented. Awards are presented by civic groups and the Institute, as well as the ROTC components.

The Institute Awards Convocation is an important event to announce the recipients of the Institute Professor Awards, the VMI Distinguished Teaching Awards, the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award, the VMI Corps of Cadets Faculty Mentor Award, the VMI Distinguished Service Awards, the Pendleton Distinguished Coaching Award, the Matthew Fontaine Maury and Wilbur S. Hinman, Jr. Research Awards, the Faculty Scholarships for Merit and many others.

September 2, 2020

Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation and 19-20 Institute Awards released via


Note: If you would like to watch the events from May 2020, please visit our 2020 Commencement Events page.