McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Program

About McNair Scholars

The Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at Southern Methodist University combines faculty mentoring, undergraduate research, and academic support services to prepare and engage SMU students academically and encourage them to purse postgraduate studies.

Program participants benefit from a variety of services, such as:

  • Intensive faculty-mentored research experience
  • Peer support
  • Academic, career, personal and financial literacy counseling
  • Assistance with applying to graduate school
  • Research conference & graduate school tour travel opportunities
  • Professional and personal development workshops.

Click here to apply now. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The application cycle will close when all slots are filled.

To learn more about past achievements and the impact of the McNair Scholars Program on the SMU Campus, please view our 17-18 report.  

To learn more about Ronald E. McNair and the U.S. Department of Education TRiO Programs, click HERE!