More on undergraduate research. The standard procedure is as follows: Complete an application, describe your project, name facilities and equipment used and budget, complete project timeline, statement of support from faculty member regarding conduct and academic ability and originality of project. Finally get endorsement from the department chair. Submit all of this and your project can be approved or rejected. Many cadets get ideas and help from favorite professors. These can be anywhere from a year to four year projects! Requirements 2.5 GPA, project location must be at vmi or near it...Lastly the goals of the program is to expose cadets to the research process, pursue academic interests, and aid in career goals.