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McNair Scholars Program, SEO

330 Knight Hall, Dept. 3808

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6189

TeleType: (307) 766-3073

Fax: (307) 766-4010

Elizabeth (Liz) Nysson

Director

Phone: (307) 766-3818

Email: lizn@uwyo.edu

Susan Stoddard

Assistant Director

Phone: (307) 766-6189

Email: sjs@uwyo.edu

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Program Overview

McNair Scholars Program

Program Overview

A group photo of the 2014 Summer Research Interns

Group of 2014 Summer Research Interns.
Left to right back row:  Jeremiah Marsicek, Ashley Hopkin, Micah Ross, Joseph Gonzalez
Left to right front row:  Marissa Albat, Kayla-Ann Hawley and Keith Ingledew 

Purpose

The McNair Scholars Program is a graduate school preparation program for college sophomores, juniors and seniors. We provide services that promote successful entry to graduate school and increase the likelihood that participants will complete a PhD program.

The McNair Scholars Program Can Jump-Start Your Future

With a Funded Research Internship

  • Research Stipend – $2,800 plus housing allowance

Eligibility Requirements

First Generation AND Limited Income Undergraduates (click here for 2015 income guidelines)

OR

Groups underrepresented in graduate education

  • African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian, Native American Pacific Islander

Open to eligible sophomores, juniors, or early seniors

Minimum Cumulative GPA Requirement

Desire to earn the Ph.D. (does not include M.D., J.D., or other professional degrees)


Contact Information

Call, e-mail, or visit us anytime at the McNair Scholars Program, University of Wyoming, Knight Hall Rm 330, Dept 3808, 1000 E. University Ave Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6189 TTY: (307) 766-3073 Fax: (307) 766-4010 E-mail: mcnair@uwyo.edu 

 

TRIO logo with McNair Scholars Program beneath it

The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO Program and funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.


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McNair Scholars Program, SEO

330 Knight Hall, Dept. 3808

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6189

TeleType: (307) 766-3073

Fax: (307) 766-4010

Elizabeth (Liz) Nysson

Director

Phone: (307) 766-3818

Email: lizn@uwyo.edu

Susan Stoddard

Assistant Director

Phone: (307) 766-6189

Email: sjs@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

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