TRIO McNair Scholars

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 and find out more about the outstanding career outcomes for U of M McNair scholars.

Apply to be a McNair Scholar

Application deadline: we are now in the rolling admissions phase, which means we will continue to accept applications for the 2023 McNair Cohort until we meet our federal grant enrollment objectives and our cohort is filled. Apply ASAP if you are interested and Email McNair@umn.edu today if you have questions.

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2022 McNair scholars
2022 McNair scholars

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David Ghere Memorial Scholarship

The David Ghere Memorial Scholarship selected the U of M McNair program to contribute additional funds to augment McNair Scholar stipends. Read more about David Ghere.

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TRIO McNair Scholars staff
40 Education Sciences Building
56 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-0772
Fax: 612-625-0704
mcnair@umn.edu