Ronald E. McNair Baccalaureate Achievement Program: OU McNair Scholars
Do you want to earn a Ph.D.? We’re here to help!
The McNair program provides encouragement, guidance, and mentorship to underrepresented* juniors and seniors in preparation for graduate school. Applicants must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, have 60 undergraduate credit hours, and overall/OU GPAs of 3.25 or higher.
Scholars receive a $2,800 stipend for program participation, which includes conducting an undergraduate research project, applying to graduate programs, and other scholarly activities.
Additional benefits include:
- Participation in academic conferences
- Graduate application workshops, support, and incentives
- A national network of like-minded scholars
If you have questions, please reach out to email@example.com or 405.325.0591.
*Students currently underrepresented in higher education are those who are first generation AND receive the maximum Pell grant OR students from African American/Black, Chicana/o/x/Hispanic/Latina/o/x, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Native Pacific Islander backgrounds. First generation students are those whose parents have not earned a bachelor's degree (an associates or some college is fine).