McNair Scholars Program


Scholars Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residency

And at least ONE of the following:

  • Meet Federal income low income guidelines
  • Are Federal first generation college student (neither parent has graduated from four year institution in the U.S.)
  • Is a member of a group that is underrepresented in graduate education (African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American)

Scholar Requirement:

  • Completed sophomore year of college
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Desire of pursuing Ph.D. after graduation
  • Demonstrate academic potential for graduate study

Application Components:

  • McNair Application
  • 3 Recommendations (form provided in application packet) from faculty
  • Income Tax Return form for the previous year or a copy of your Federal Financial Aid Form and Award Letter (purpose of eligibility only)