Applications: McNair Scholars and McNair Prep Programs

Deadline: Please have your application completed by March 17, 2023 at 11:59PM

Thank you for your interest in the McNair Scholars Program! Please note that this application MUST be completed in one session. You cannot start it, close your browser, and resume it later.

Please see our FAQs page for application requirements. 

For the recommendation requirement, please indicate the required information, but we will email the form to your recommender(s) along with instructions for completion and return. We recommend letting your recommenders know to expect an email from Recommendation links must be submitted by recommenders by March 24th at 11:59PM. 


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McNair Traditional Application 

McNair Prep Application 

The Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program is one of the Federal TRIO Programs designed to assist undergraduate students that are first-generation college students, from low-income households, and/or members of an under-represented ethnic group in graduate school.