The McNair Program prepares qualified undergraduates for entry to graduate school, with the primary goal of increasing the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by first-generation and underrepresented college students through three areas: research, graduate school preparation, and personal experiences.
You will connect. McNair Scholars develop personal and professional connections while working with peers, faculty and graduate student mentors, presenting at national and local research conferences.
You will discover. McNair Scholars gain valuable research experience through faculty-mentored projects, courses on scientific research methods, among many other opportunities.
You will grow. McNair Scholars are exposed to various aspects of the graduate school culture to develop their identity as future graduate students.