UNL McNair Scholars Program

UNL McNair Scholars Program
UNL McNair Scholars Program

UNL McNair Scholars Program

The UNL McNair Scholars Program is currently recruiting new scholars to start in the program during the Fall 2021 semester, to engage in the McNair Summer Research Experience in 2022, and to participate in academic year colloquia activities until graduation.

Undergraduate students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply to the UNL McNair Scholars Program:

• Full-time students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who plan to pursue graduate education, with the ultimate goal of earning a Ph.D. (because of Department of Education guidelines, we can no longer serve students interested in professional programs)
• U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Freshman, sophomore or junior with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or above, and
Either a first-generation college student with a maximum income level established by the U.S. Department of Education OR a member of a group underrepresented in graduate education

The application is available online: b.:ttid/www.unl.edu/mcnair/apply.

The application deadline is April 1, 2021. Supplemental materials are due April 15 (transcript, two recommendations, personal statement, and financial need form).

To learn more about the UNL McNair Scholars Program, visit their website at http://www.unl.edu/mcnair/ and click on the link to watch their short video. For information about current scholars and their research, visit: https://www.unl.edu/mcnair/scholars.

Questions? Please contact Carol Boehler at 472-5062 or cboehler2@unl.edu.