The federally funded TRIO McNair Scholars program seeks to increase doctoral program application, matriculation, and degree attainment by underrepresented and first-generation college students. Read more about the program »
The U of M McNair program is open to all Twin Cities students in all colleges and majors, U of M coordinate campuses (Crookston, Duluth, Rochester), and Minnesota colleges and universities that do not have their own McNair program: Carleton College, Hamline University, Macalester College, Metropolitan State University, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, St. Catherine University, St. John’s University, and University of St. Thomas.
Through this summer experience and academic year programming, McNair Scholars develop higher-level academic and research skills necessary to gain admission to and successfully complete graduate study.
The U of M McNair program is one of the oldest McNair programs in the country. Read more about our history, outcomes, and future. [PDF]
The McNair program is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The application deadline is January 28, 2019. Read more about how to apply. Students pursuing STEM programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
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2018 McNair Syllabus [PDF]
McNair Program Guide [PDF]
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