"Before you can make a dream come true, you must first have one."
Ronald E. McNair
The McNair Scholars Program is offered on a competitive basis. To qualify, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Be currently enrolled in an Ohio School or Mississippi Valley State University
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Have sophomore standing with a declared major for academic year participation.
- Have completed sophomore year with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA to participate in the research compononent and receive up to a $2,800 research training allowance. Note: You must be selected for the research component separately.
- Have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.
- Be economically disadvantaged and first-generation college student or a member of a group traditionally under-represented in graduate education.
McNair Scholars are motivated, disciplined and hard working individuals determined to be successful.