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Ronald Ervin McNair
McNair Scholars Program is
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The McNair Scholars Program is named in honor of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, an astronaut and physicist who died in the 1986 Challenger accident. In the spirit of Dr. Mcnair's own achievements, the U.S. Department of Education funds this program to prepare students who are interested in research, graduate education and obtaining a Ph.D.
If you want to build your portfolio for acceptance into the graduate school of your choice, then McNair Scholars Program is for you!!
View the requirements to be considered for the McNair Scholars Program application process.
Are you a sophomore or junior with a 2.8 CUM GPA or better?
Are you a currently enrolled CSU student?
Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?
Does your current transcript show you declared as:
A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) major or minor,
A STEM related major or minor in Urban Studies or Education,
A Computer Information Science or Information Systems (College of Business) major or minor, or
A College of Liberal Arts and Social Science major or minor with an interest in STEM or STEM related research (e.g. anthropology with forensics)?
Will you apply for graduate school, upon completion of an undergraduate degree at CSU?
If you have answered "yes" to the questions that apply to you, then download and complete the “PRELIMINARY APPLICATION FORM”.
Bring the form to the McNair Scholars Program office in Rhodes Tower, Room 1250 or 1251 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.