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Apply to be a McNair Scholar

McNair Program at-a-glance

The goal of McNair Scholars is to give undergraduate students intensive, faculty-driven research experiences and prepare students for entry into graduate school.

 

During the the 10-week summer research program students:

--Develop a great relationship with a professor that is essential for applying to graduate school

--Receive a $3,500 stipend

--Conduct research with a professor

--Develop a quality research paper

--Receive guidance through the graduate school process (e.g. identify graduate programs, write a personal statement, create a curriculum vitae, etc.)

--Present research at poster sessions held on campus

 

Qualifications:

--First generation college student and low income, or from an underrepresented group

--GPA of 2.75 and above

--Full-time sophomore or junior and a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident

--Students with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) focus are strongly encouraged to apply to the McNair Scholars Program, as are student veterans.

 

Application deadline: Monday, January 26, 2015

 

For more information contact Anthony Albecker (albecker@umn.edu), Shade' Osifuye (osif0003@umn.edu), Bai Vue (vuexx085@umn.edu) or visit us online and on Facebook.