FAQs for Current McNair Scholars

I have been accepted into the McNair Program; now what?  

Your offer email will state all that you need to do to get started as a McNair Scholar.

When and where will I present my research?  

Scholars are prepared to present their faculty mentored research projects in the fall or spring of their second year in the program at a national McNair conference.

When will I begin learning about graduate school?  

The graduate school planning component begins at the end of the first year and continues through the second year.

What financial assistance can McNair help for me?  

All McNair Scholars receive a research stipend at the end of each semester in the program.

How do I choose a Faculty or Graduate Student Mentor?

You will be responsible for choosing your faculty mentor and organizing a meeting between a member of the program staff, you and your prospective faculty mentor.