McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Preparatory Program

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About McNair Prep

The McNair Scholars Prep Program (McNair Prep) provides eligible students with the opportunity to participate in workshops and cohort building activities that introduce students to undergraduate research and graduate school preparation.  The activities in McNair Prep complement the McNair Scholars Program. Students who are eligible and successfully complete the Prep program will have the opportunity to apply to the full McNair Scholars Program.

The application is currently open. Please CLICK HERE to complete the McNair Prep Application (due by October 2nd, 2023).

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Student Activities

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Transfer Students

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September 2023

  • September 1: Application opens
  • McNair Prep Recruitment Flyer: Here

October 2023

  • October 2: Application due at midnight
  • October 3-4: Notify candidates
  • October 6: In-Person Orientation (12:00 - 1:30pm)