Applications Open for Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

The NC State TRIO Program is now accepting applications for the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program.

McNair Scholars are provided, at no cost to the participants, the following:

  • individualized academic and personal support from McNair Scholars Program staff;
  • experience conducting research;
  • a paid summer research experience or internship;
  • faculty, graduate student and peer mentoring;
  • GRE preparation;
  • opportunities to participate in research conferences and visit graduate schools;
  • assistance in locating and applying to graduate schools;
  • workshops on the graduate school application process, financial aid, scholarships and fellowships.

​To be eligible, students must be either first-generation and financially under-resourced or under-represented student of color.