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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

Brian Shreck

Director

Phone: (307) 766-3818

Email: bshreck@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

2017 McNair Scholars cohort. Students in professional attire standing in a group outdoors on UW campus.

2017 Summer Research Interns.

  • Back row, left to right:  Shaelynn Kaufman, Marissa Murr, Olivia Terry, Veronica Spaulding, Monique Weaver, Logan Fairborne, Jonet Jennings
  • Front row, left to right:  James Hedeen, Clay Carper, Alex Greenwald, Ashley Harris, Tara Brunner, Taylor Orton, Natalie Thibault

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

Services include:

  • Funded research internship ($2,800 research stipend, plus housing allowance)
  • Individualized advising in a supportive and encouraging environment
  • Mentoring
  • Free tutoring
  • Graduate school preparation workshops (including GRE and personal statements)
  • Funding to present research at a conference
  • Funding for graduate school campus visits

Eligibility Requirements

First Generation AND Limited Income Undergraduates

OR

Groups underrepresented in graduate education

  • African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, or 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 us with questions or for help determining your eligibility.

Contact Information

Call, e-mail, or visit us anytime at the McNair Scholars Program, University of Wyoming, Knight Hall Rooms 317 & 318, 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

Brian Shreck

Director

Phone: (307) 766-3818

Email: bshreck@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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