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, browse the McNair FAQ document, see how McNair exemplifies MPACT 2025, and learn about the outstanding career outcomes for U of M McNair scholars.

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Applications for the 2024 cohort are now closed. Applications for the 2025 cohort will open in Fall 2024. Fill out the McNair Interest Form to receive updates on when the application goes live.

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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
Fax: 612-625-0704