The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded by the U. S. Department of Education.  With programs located at over 150 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico, McNair is designed to prepare eligible undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in undergraduate research, conference presentation experience, and other scholarly activities.

What benefits does McNair offer?

  • $2,800 stipend for a ten-week Summer Research Internship
  • One-on-one work with a faculty mentor
  • Help in securing admission to the graduate program of your choice
  • Improved study and test-taking skills
  • Counseling: academic, personal, career, and financial
  • Conference presentation experience
  • Three credit hours in advanced research courses
  • GRE preparation