• Katie Swenson ('22) presents her research at the 2022 URC
    Katie Swenson ('22) presents her research at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Zakiya Scott ('22) with Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Kate Ziemer during the 2021 Summer Research Symposium
    Zakiya Scott ('22) with Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Kate Ziemer during the 2021 Summer Research Symposium
  • 2021 Summer Cohort
    2021 Summer McNair Scholars
  • 2021 Summer Cohort at Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
    2021 McNair Summer Cohort at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration in New York
  • Julian Maduro ('21) receives commendation letter from Congressman Chris Pappas office
    Julian Maduro ('21) receives commendation letter from Congressman Chris Pappas office

Mission

Welcome to the McNair Scholars Program, a federally-funded TRIO program administered by the U.S. Department of Education.  The mission of the McNair Scholars Program is to prepare talented, highly motivated UNH undergraduates for entrance to PhD programs in all fields of study. The program aims to promote and nurture the next generation of faculty, researchers, and scholars by providing academic and social support services in the form of academic year internships and summer research fellowships.

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Application Deadline is September 30th!
Complete a Pre-McNair Application or a McNair Scholars Application today!

CALLING ALL ALUMNI! If you were a McNair scholar who graduated between 2011 and 2021, we need your help! Please fill out the McNair Survey for Past Participants to help increase the chances of securing funding for future generations of McNair scholars. We appreciate you!

 

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement programs are designed to encourage high achieving underrepresented undergraduates to consider careers in college teaching as well as prepare for doctoral study. Students who participate in this program are provided with research opportunities and faculty mentors.

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Juneteenth Becomes an Official University Holiday

For the first time in our history, university campuses will be closed Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth as an official university holiday. Hear from President Dean, staff and faculty including our very own Associate Director, Selina Choate, about why this day is important. Click to Watch!

Scholars Spotlight

2016 graduate, Stephanie Yee just received her phd in Counseling psychology from the university of Maryland, college park. Congrats, Dr. Yee! She will begin teaching at UMD this summer 2022, as well as working in a private practice.
2015 graduate, Janice Disla just received her phd in psychological sciences from the university of california, merced. Congratulations, Dr. Disla! She will begin her career as an assistant professor of psychology at the university of South Carolina Upstate.
Dr. Shersingh Joseph Tumber-Davila
2013 graduate, Dr. Shersingh Joseph Tumber-Dávila has a recent publication in The Phytologist, Plant sizes and shapes above- and belowground and their interactions with climate. Congratulations, Dr. Tumber-Dávila!