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McNair Scholars Program

Program Benefits

  • Join a prestigious network of successful McNair Scholar PhDs
  • $2800 stipend for Summer Research
  • Mentorship from UNI faculty mentor
  • Strengthening of academic skills
  • Travel funds to present your research at McNair Scholars or other professional conferences
    • Exposure to interested graduate school recruiters
    • Meet other scholars!
  • Graduate school application fee waivers from participating institutions
  • Prepare for graduate school entrance exams (GRE)
    • GRE partial fee waiver
    • Free GRE preparation material
  • Assistance with the graduate school application process
    • Personal statements
    • Strategies to get you accepted
  • Visit graduate schools and meet administrators, faculty, and students
  • Information
    • Graduate school fellowships
    • Graduate program assistantships
    • Summer research experiences
  • Academic experiences to bolster your resume
  • Attend UNI McNair Scholars sponsored cultural and educational events




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