The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program creates a bridge to graduate education for undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The program aims to increase the number of students from underrepresented segments of society who earn their Ph.D.
The McNair Scholars Program supports eligible undergraduates in acquiring the knowledge, skills and capacities they need to successfully navigate Ph.D. studies. McNair scholars join a community of peers who take part in research immersion and other scholarly activities.
The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO grant and accepts first-generation college students from low-income circumstances and underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and math majors. UW–Madison serves 28 McNair scholars each year.
Eleven Badgers enrolled in UW–Madison’s McNair Scholars Program presented their research at a national conference of McNair programs in Los Angeles this summer. The University of California, Los Angeles hosted the 2022 UCLA National McNair …
Applications are now open to join the UW–Madison McNair Scholars Program for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications will be accepted via the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) portal through Oct. 1. The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate …
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