Apply to McNair Scholars
Become a McNair Scholar.
* The McNair Scholars Program will be accepting applications for the 2015/2016 academic year until all slots are filled. Please submit WORD or PDF documents requested here by mail or fax to:
McNair Scholars Program
Thompson Building, Suite #200
Reno, NV 89557-0075
Phone: (775) 784-6044
Fax: (775) 784-1353
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We are currently accepting applications for scholars for Fall 2015. The priority will be given to those applications received on or before September 7, 2015. Applications received after this date will be considered as space allows, or for admission to the program in future semesters. Completed applications require steps 1-3 below to be complete. Applicants accepted in fall 2015 will be selected to participate in the spring/summer 2016 research cohort.
- Step One: Submit the McNair Scholars Program on-line application. Please review the following Eligibility Requirements put forth by the U.S. Department of Education, before proceeding with your application. There is also a time commitment involved with program services. Please review the following program requirements prior to proceeding.
- Step Two: Complete the Expanded Statement of Purpose Form.
- Step Three: Produce Two Faculty Evaluation Forms along with Unofficial College Transcripts from EACH school you have attended.
You will receive email updates as each component of your application is received. All applications will be reviewed by a faculty committee and students will be invited for an interview. Students will then be selected to participate in the program after interviews are completed. Students who are selected to participate in the McNair Scholars Program will be required to complete the Eligibility Signature Page Form along with providing tax year 2013 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ Copies (Front and Back ONLY), OR Signed FAFSA, OR Statement of Non-Taxable Income.