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McNair Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications

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

McNair Scholars program is a 10 week summer research program where students will:
  • Receive a $ 3000.00 stipend throughout the summer
  • Be paired up with a professor to work on their research
  • Learn how to develop a quality research paper
  • Receive help with the application process (i.e. identify graduate programs, write a personal statement, and create a curriculum vita)
  • Present their research at poster sessions held here at the U of M
  • Most importantly, develop a great relationship with a professor that is invaluable in terms of getting admitted into graduate school
Qualifications:
First generation college student and low income, or from an underrepresented group, and a GPA of 2.75 and above. You must be a 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, February 4, 2013
 
For more information visit us online. Applications can be picked up in 40 Education Sciences Building from 8:30 to 4:30, M-F. 
 
For more information you can contact Anthony Albecker (albecker@umn.edu) or Shade' Osifuye (osif0003@umn.edu