The McNair Scholars Program will be holding informational sessions to introduce interested students to their program.   First, a bit about McNair:

Students gathered for a photo

The McNair Scholars Program aims to prepare undergraduate students for graduate education through the provision of the following services:

  • GRE preparation
  • Research experience and stipend
  • Mentoring relationship with faculty
  • Opportunities to attend conferences and
  • present research
  • Academic counseling and tutorial support
  • Waivers for graduate school applications
  • Assistance with funding for graduate school
  • Professional & academic development workshops
  • Social and cultural activities
  • Community of scholars

Program Eligibility Includes:

  • Strong interest in attending graduate school
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Sophomore or Junior class standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • First generation college student with financial need or a member of an underrepresented population (African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American) or underrepresented in your field


The information sessions they are offering are:

Session 1 Session II
Wednesday February 20th
7:00 – 8:30pm
Bowne Hall 119
Thursday February 21st
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Bowne Hall 119

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