TRIO McNair Scholars

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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 »

We support underrepresented students in obtaining advanced degrees. Find out more about the outstanding career outcomes for U of M McNair scholars.

2019 McNair scholars
2019 McNair scholars


The McNair program is accepting applications on a rolling basis for the Summer 2020 cohort. Students pursuing STEM programs are strongly encouraged to apply.

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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