To meet the eligibility requirements for the McNair Program, you must:

  • Be a low-income and first generation student or from groups underrepresented in graduate education.
  • Major in an area of study that has a potential for doctoral studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) – related field.  This includes being a major in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering,  Physics or the School for the Environment.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States