What is McNair Scholars Institute?


Research Symposium


Summer Research Institute


McNair Honorees & Alumni


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About mcnair

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:

  • Are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • 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!