The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program will hold an Information Session on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 101, Tegeler Hall.
The program, also known as the McNair Scholars Program, will provide an overview of services offered and an opportunity to ask questions about topics including becoming a McNair Scholar, the application process and what the program entails.
The program is currently accepting applications and its benefits include:
1:1 Faculty mentoring
The chance to develop or hone research skills.
Summer research internships that pay a stipend of up to $2,800.
Opportunities for students to present their research at McNair conferences and at professional conferences.
Assistance with graduate school applications.
Assistance with preparing for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
Ongoing academic and personal support from the McNair Scholars Program staff.
The McNair Scholars Program is open to eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who are either first-generation and low-income college students or members of a group that is underrepresented in graduate education according to the U.S. Department of Education (American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black/Non-Hispanic or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander). Students must be enrolled full-time, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be committed to pursuing a Ph.D. upon completing their undergraduate studies.
To attend, RSVP to Anthony Gills.