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.
Kanes make student scholarships a family affair
2 days agoHonoring thy mother and father is a commandment the Kane sisters have taken to heart. While Northeastern Illinois University’s longest-running philanthropic event and its namesake scholarships…
Northeastern offers summer’s final Enrollment Express for students
2 days agoNortheastern Illinois University will host the final One Stop Enrollment Express of the summer on the Main Campus on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Departments from across the…
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Home and abroad
5 days agoWhat a week for Northeastern Illinois University! Anthropology Assistant Professor Siobhán Cooke was awarded a grant for her research in Colombia, Ensemble Español had two…