Apply to the 2023 McNair Cohort
Applications are due March 1st or until all slots are filled.
The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program prepares qualified undergraduates for graduate school entry, with the primary goal of increasing the attainment of the Ph.D. Our Scholars are represented by students from underrepresented segments of society. The McNair Program supports graduate school-bound Scholars by focusing on three areas: academic research, graduate school preparation, and personal and professional development.
Interested in becoming a McNair Scholar at Iowa
State? Learn more about our program here.
View what our current scholars are doing here!
Learn about what our faculty mentors do here!
Who Was Ronald E. McNair?
View a short biography on Ronald E. McNair's
contribution to science and his connection to
this program here!
Learn about Derrick and Tayana's McNair Experience
Check out our Winter 2022 Newsletter
Address: Graduate College, 1137 Pearson Hall,
505 Morrill Road, Ames, IA 50011