McNair Scholars Program

Services and Benefits

How can the McNair Program help?

The McNair Scholars Program can help prepare you to:

  • Participate in
    • Faculty-mentored research
    • Professional conferences
    • Summer internship
  • Prepare for graduate school with:
    • Seminars and other activities to prepare for doctoral study
    • Academic, personal, and career advising
    • Financial aid advising
    • Assistance securing admission and financial assistance in graduate programs
    • Tutoring
    • Visiting graduate programs

Additional services include:

  • Selecting and gaining admission to graduate schools
  • Writing Graduate Admission Essays
  • Applying for competitive Fellowships
  • Fee waivers when applying to select graduate schools
  • Considerations for financial support to take the GRE test
  • Opportunities for graduate school visits
  • Opportunities to present your research at McNair research conferences
  • A stipend to conduct research during the summer research experience
  • Connections to a larger national McNair community of student scholars
  • Academic Advising
  • Publication Workshops