Parking Alert - The parades scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday Oct. 3, have been canceled due to weather. During football Game Day Saturday, the Parade Ground will be closed to parking. Parking will be on a first-come, first-served, basis on paved areas only. Tailgating will not be allowed on the Parade Ground. For more information, click here.
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Dean's Office
Virginia Military Institute
210 Smith Hall
Lexington, VA 24450

Scholarship Opportunities at VMI

For prospective cadets:

More than 100 Institute Scholars receive awards from $5,000 per academic year, up to and including the full cost of tuition and fees. Academically talented and intellectually curious students with a well-balanced high school records that include leadership roles and a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities, are sought for this elite group of scholar-cadets. Financial need is not a criterion for selection.

Learn more about this and other scholarships

For current cadets:

VMI's partnerships with graduate and professional schools offer opportunities including concessions, internships, guaranteed interviews, and guaranteed admissions.  Partnership institutions include Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, College of William and Mary, Florida State University, Norwich University, Arizona State, and the Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. Programs vary, but include law, medicine, business, engineering, and communications.

Graduate scholarships support graduate and professional study. Application materials and instructions are available from Maj. Meagan Herald, Chair of the Graduate Education Subcommittee (

Learn more about scholarships for graduate and professional study

Martin, Donnie

"The Institute Honors Program was a tremendous gift. To be given the tools to create and present something was fantastic. I appreciated having a chance to apply my education, especially in engineering."

Donnie Martin, ’13
Civil Engineering
Richmond, Virginia