McNair applications now open for 2022-23 academic year

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 Achievement Program is an academic excellence opportunity for undergraduate students with aspirations and strong academic potential for advancing toward doctoral (Ph.D.) study upon completing the bachelor’s degree. The program creates a bridge between undergraduate and graduate education through academic, research, and scholarly experiences.

Students selected for the McNair Scholars Program join a supportive community of peers, faculty, staff and alumni. All majors are welcome to apply.

Upcoming informational sessions

  • Sept. 13 at noon: In-person session in the Black Cultural Center classroom in the Red Gym
  • Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.: Virtual session via Zoom (join now)

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