One of eight federally funded TRIO Programs, the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (the McNair Scholars Program) offers effective preparation for doctoral study to low-income, first-generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education. McNair Scholars participate in extensive undergraduate research internships in their field of interest. Currently, 152 McNair Programs are funded at colleges and universities across the United States.

You can begin the 2015 McNair Application here. Make sure that you are logged in, before you begin the application.
For more application instructions, please view the Application Instructions page.

Contact Information


Dr. Sujata Bhatia

Faculty Director

Rebekah Phillips

Senior Program Assistant


PHONE: (302)-831-4396