The goal of the McNair Program is to increase the attainment of doctoral degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society. The Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement program awards grants to institutions of higher education for programs designed to prepare participants for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities.
McNair participants are from disadvantaged backgrounds and have demonstrated strong academic potential. Institutions work closely with these participants through their undergraduate requirements, encourage their entrance into graduate programs, and track their progress to successful completion of advanced degrees.
Currently, McNair Scholars are completing graduate degrees at a wide variety of institutions across the country.
Enrollment is open now and applications are due on December 1st! Please get an application here.
Emina Stojkovic earns Northeastern research professor award
13 hours agoAssociate Professor of Biology Emina Stojkovic has been honored with Northeastern Illinois University’s 2015 Bernard J. Brommel Distinguished Research Professor award, Provost and Vice President…
Northeastern prepares for Earth Day events
20 hours agoNortheastern Illinois University will host a series of events on April 22 to mark Earth Day that are sponsored by a number of student organizations. The…
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Biology bonanza
4 days agoFrom California to Wisconsin, Northeastern Illinois University’s Biology graduates are earning national recognition. Read about what four of them have accomplished, which conferences are coming…