The McNair Scholars Program

Students in classroomThe Northern Michigan University McNair Scholars Program strives to provide students with the information and experiences that will make their graduate school transition easier and more rewarding. Throughout their time in the program, students take part in a wide variety of programs, including:

  • Faculty-guided research internship
  • Completion of a 20- to 30-page paper formatted in the style appropriate to your discipline
  • McNair workshops and seminars
  • Prepare and take the GRE (Graduate Record Exam)
  • Visit graduate school campuses
  • Attend regional and national conferences
  • Present research to a wide variety of audiences
  • Monthly McNair advisor meetings