Apply to be a McNair Scholar

Non traditional studentThank you for your interest in the McNair Scholars Program. The McNair program is currently accepting applications from students interested in joining the program for the Winter 2016 semester.

Eligible students who would like to apply to the program should stop by the McNair office and speak with a staff member.

To apply, complete the following steps:

  • Complete online application and personal statements. (Contact a McNair staff member for a password.) Apply here
  • A signed copy of last year's tax transcript, retrieved digitally here: OR a signed copy of your parent’s most recent tax return (or your own if considered independent) *Deliver to McNair office
  • Unofficial transcripts *Deliver to McNair office
  • One faculty recommendation. Download faculty recommendation form here

Faculty recommendation forms should be submitted by the recommending faculty member. If your recommending faculty member has any questions, have them contact our office at extension 2538. A review of all completed application packets is done by the McNair Scholars Selection Committee in November and applicants are informed of their application status in December. 

Please note, all forms must be submitted to the McNair office (2807 or 2809 West Science) by 5:00pm November 2, 2015.