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.

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The 2024 cohort application is now live. Fill out the McNair Interest form to receive next steps to learn more about the program and how to apply.

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2022 McNair scholars
2022 McNair scholars

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
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