McNair Application Form

McNair Application Provide complete information, two references, a copy of your most recent personal (independent status) or family (dependent status) federal tax return (1040), and a copy of your transfer transcripts (if applicable). If you do not have a copy of your most recent income tax return, you may call 1-800-TAX-1040 to request an income tax summary.

Click here for: Recommendation Form and Letter  Have your (2) references complete the above embedded recommendation form and send a one page letter of recommendation to the McNair Office.  Your letter of recommendation may include your assessment of the student’s ability to:

  • Think analytically
  • Conduct research
  • Be responsible and mindful
  • Communicate (verbal/written)
  • Take initiative and work independently
  • Succeed at the graduate level
  • Manage multiple academic and extracurricular commitments
  • Contribute to a collaborative learning community like the McNair Scholars Program.
Submit supporting documents to:
University of Delaware Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
180 South College Ave
Newark, Delaware 19716

Application Deadline:  Friday, February 14, 2020 (UD Students)

Note: Missing or incomplete information will delay the processing of your application.

McNair Application Form
As a Visiting Scholar, please proceed to the Application Form for Visiting Scholars. (Make this a link)
Please contact the McNair Scholars Program office ( to determine your eligibility to apply for this scholarship.