McNair scholars from the U of M are contributing to research that is finding cures to diseases and generating innovation in a wide range of industries including biotechnology, healthcare, and agriculture. McNair scholars are also in faculty positions, helping develop the next generation of experts and innovators who will allow the United States to continue to lead and quickly adapt to emerging challenges. Read more about our history, outcomes, and future. [PDF]
The McNair Scholars program was instrumental in my graduate program completion. Through this program, I have developed research experiences, lasting relationships with faculty and graduate students, and a strong self-advocacy. I am a role model for my community and now support others to pursue dignified careers.
Bai Vue, 2010 McNair Scholar
B.S. Human Resource Development, U of M
M.Ed. Human Resource Development, U of M
Current Employment: McNair Scholars Adviser & Career Counselor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
View additional McNair scholar testimonials [PDF] of how the program helped them reach their career goals.