mentor with research interests related to your academic interests.
Participation in a six-week summer research project under the direction of your
Stipends for participation in the academic year and summer research.
Publication of your written abstract and research in the McNair Scholar’s Journal,
and presentation at the annual McNair Research Symposium. Alternatively, you
can co-author a publication with your faculty mentor.
Tutoring and writing assistance.
Participation in seminars designed to introduce participants to the nature of
graduate education and to successful role models who have obtained doctoral
Participation in workshops on research skills, the graduate school application
process, Graduate Record Examination preparation, and resources for graduate
Assistance in defining, setting, and realizing educational goals as well as help
with applying to a graduate program of your choice.
A supportive network of McNair Scholars who, like you, are working toward a graduate
Opportunities to attend professional meetings or conferences with your faculty
mentor or visit selected institutions for research purposes.
Ongoing support from faculty mentors and program staff dedicated to ensuring