What is McNair Scholars Institute?


Research Symposium


Summer Research Institute


McNair Honorees & Alumni


Contact Information


McNair Services

What services are offered?

  • Research opportunities
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Professional conferences and workshops
  • Doctoral studies preparation seminars
  • Tutoring
  • Academic counseling
  • Graduate program admissions assistance
  • Financial aid, scholarship and fellowship application assistance
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination) preparation

If you are thinking about attending a graduate or professional school, undergraduate research training is a necessity. Having undergraduate research experience when applying to graduate school demonstrates you are interested in learning how to apply your knowledge to real-world problem solving. Research training will also give you the skills and knowledge essential for success in the workplace.

What are the benefits?

  • Paid research internship under the guidance of faculty members
  • Preparation for doctoral education
  • Travel funds to attend professional conferences
  • Participation in the McNair Scholars Program
  • Participation in the annual McNair Scholar Symposium
  • Admission fee waivers from participating institutions
  • Strengthening of academic skills
  • Contact with students in your field of interest