Application Procedure

Students who wish to apply for admission to the McNair program should submit a completed application, as well as the following:
A completed application including:

  • A personal statement discussing his/her career goals
  • An official college transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a faculty member in your major
  • A copy of his/her most recent tax forms (state & federal).

Upon submission your application will be carefully considered. If you are selected as an appropriate McNair Fellowship candidate you will be placed on our waiting list. When a slot becomes available, the coordinator will contact you to set up an appointment for an interview.

Application Deadline

The McNair Program has a "rolling" application deadline, in which available slots for Fellows and Fellows-In-Training are filled as Fellows graduate and Fellows-In-Training are promoted to Fellows status. Applications are available in our office located in the Science Building second floor, or you may download the application here (Acrobat Reader required).