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McNAIR SCHOLARS INSTITUTE

About the program:

The Dr. Ronald E. McNair Scholars Institute at UNLV is committed to diversifying the ranks of American faculty and research institutions by encouraging and preparing undergraduate students who are members of underrepresented groups to pursue doctoral studies.

Who is Eligible?

Students Who:

  • Have completed at least 59 credits.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Qualify as a low-income and a first-generation college student or as a member of a group underrepresented in graduate education.

What is The Cost?

There is no charge other than your commitment to education. Your future is your responsibility!

How do I apply?

To obtain an application and more information about the McNair Scholars Institute, stop by the Center for Academic and Enrichment and Outreach at UNLV. For more information about eligibility requirements, please contact our office at   (702) 895-4777 or stop by Student Services Complex (SSC-A), Room 301 at UNLV. We are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., excluding holidays.

Contact Information:

CENTER FOR ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT AND OUTREACH
       MCNAIR SCHOLARS INSTITUTE

       Reynolds Student Services Complex
       4505 Maryland Parkway Room 301
       Box 452006
       Las Vegas, NV 89154
       Tel               702.895.4777         Fax: 702.895.4786

Off campus location

       Executive Center West
       1455 E. Tropicana Avenue, Suite 650


       Las Vegas, NV 89119
       Tel               702.774.4545        Fax : 702.774.4333

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TRiO McNair Honoree

Dr. Lorenzo Nichols

Contact Information


Terri Bernstein
Assistant Director for Academic Enrichment

Email
terri.bernstein@unlv.edu

Deanna R. Davis, Ph.D.
Director for Academic Enrichment

Email deanna.davis@unlv.edu