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Federally Funded

The University of Nevada, Reno Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is federally funded at $231,000.00 annually

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McNair Scholars Program

Phone(775) 784-6044
Fax(775) 784-1353
Location Thompson Building
200
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0075
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Meet the McNair Scholars

Meet the Scholars

Meet Mariela Castro. Major: Psychology. Research: Developmental Disabilities: Assessing Life with Technology

Am I Eligible

Am I Eligible?

McNair targets first-generation students with financial need or groups that are traditionally underrepresented in graduate education. 

Program Benefits

Program Benefits

Scholars receive numerous invaluable benefits that help them gain entrance to doctoral programs and lead to careers in higher education.

McNair Students

McNair Scholars

About McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 194 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico which is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities.

McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education.

TRiO Scholars

TRiO Scholars

The TRIO Scholars program assists low-income, first generation students to overcome the cultural, academic, class, and social barriers to success in higher education.

McNair Scholars

McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars program assists undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in achieving advanced degrees.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound

Upward Bound supports high school students from underrepresented groups in their pursuit of college

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University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-

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