Friday, January 28, 2022

Apply by Tuesday, Feb. 1 for the McNair Scholars Program to gain research experience

The University of Minnesota Ronald E. McNair Program is accepting applications through Tuesday, Feb. 1 for the summer 2022 cohort. 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. Students receive a stipend and receive course credit.
Become a McNair scholar!

The University of Minnesota Ronald E. McNair Program is accepting applications through Tuesday, Feb. 1 for the summer 2022 cohort. 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.

During a 10-week summer research program, combined with academic year programming and advising, McNair Scholars will:
  • Develop a great relationship with a professor that is essential for applying to graduate school
  • Receive a $3,500 stipend
  • Work with a University faculty mentor with similar research interests
  • Earn three course credits (EDHD 3300: Engaging the Research Process)
  • 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)
  • Present research at poster sessions
The application deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.

For more information about the program, qualifications, and the application process, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Questions can be sent to mcnair@umn.edu.

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