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1 DO YOU HAVE THE DESIRE TO OBTAIN A GRADUATE DEGREE? 1

2 Could you benefit from these services? *Intensive GRE preparation & fee waiver *Summer Research Institute & $3,300 stipend *Graduate school application fee waivers *Academic support & tutoring *Assistance with graduate school applications *Connection to an academic faculty mentor *Travel to a national conference *Instruction in research methods *Graduate school funding information 2

3 If yes….then the McNair Scholars Program may be for you! 3

4 Eligibility Requirements *Must have completed at least 30 credits, but not more than 92 credits *University GPA (2.9 minimum) *Neither of your parents (or guardians) graduated from a four-year college or university and you have demonstrated financial need OR You are a member of a group traditionally underrepresented in graduate school: African American, Hawaiian, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander 4

5 Additional Considerations Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen Commitment to obtaining a doctoral (Ph.D.) degree that will lead to a career in higher education Academic preparation 5

6 Application Process ( ) Complete the Online Application at 6

7 Things You Need to Know Applications are accepted year round, but the selection committee meets in mid-fall (Oct. 1 is the priority deadline) & in the spring to fill open positions Only 27 students are funded per academic year Must be available to participate in the 7- week Summer Research Institute before graduating with your bachelors degree 7

8 For More Information Call or Marsha Dupree, Assistant Director, at OR Stop by the Thompson Building, Suite 200 OR Visit our website at 8

9 The University of Nevada Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is federally funded at $231,000 annually and is a part of the Division of Student Services. 9


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