The VMI Undergraduate Research Initiative has programs that provide funds for cadet research during the academic year.
Application Form: Wetmore Application
The Wetmore Fund for Cadet Research
The Wetmore Fund provides funds, up to a maximum of $ 300.00, 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,
- an itemized estimate of expenses
(This form must be submitted by email to Leslie Joyce firstname.lastname@example.org in the URI office at least two weeks prior to travel.)
Fall Deadline: Proposals submitted before October 15 will be given preference, although proposals submitted after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.
Spring Deadline: Proposals submitted before February 15 will be given preference, although proposals submitted after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.
Please visit abstracts to view sample abstracts for the Wetmore fund.