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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
  • Free transcripts
  • 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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