“Neither poverty nor discrimination can defeat a determined individual…”
Ronald E. McNair, Ph.D.
The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, better known as the McNair Scholars Program, prepares high-achieving undergraduate students for graduate/doctoral studies with hands-on research, academic services, and scholarly activities. The program provides motivation, encouragement, and support to 29 students annually from all disciplines. We work closely with participants through their undergraduate requirements; encourage their entrance into graduate programs, and track their progress to successful completion of advanced degrees. Scholars must engage in a summer and academic year programs. Program activities and services include, but are not limited to:
Research and Scholarly Activities
Graduate school preparation
Academic Support and Services
Social and Educational Activities
Students are eligible to apply for the McNair Scholars program if they:
The McNair Scholars Program is a competitive program. Eligible students interesting in participating in the program, must submit an application, eligibility documentation, and three letters of recommendation.
2020 Application Deadline: March 8, 2020
Interested in learning more about the McNair Scholars Program before you apply? Join our list of interested applicants.Apply to the McNair Scholars Program
McNair Scholars Program
419 Sims Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
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