Prepare effectively, go far, and enjoy the journey
We provide low-income, first-generation and/or underrepresented minority undergraduates with opportunities, such as faculty-led research projects, summer internships, professional seminars, academic counseling, mentorship, tutoring and other educational activities designed to prepare you for doctoral study. We work with you to develop and deliver competitive applications to secure admission and funding for enrollment in graduate programs. Read more about eligibility requirements.
Why you'll love preparing for graduate school with McNair
We level the playing field by giving every McNair Scholar access to
scholarly activities and community engagement opportunities
It's all about your success
Our services offer you a wide range of benefits:
During the 2014-2015 academic year, 100% of the McNair cohort
received an acceptance from a graduate program
Our scholars love McNair
"As a McNair scholar, I had my first experiences with formal mentorship. The summer grant I received from McNair allowed me to focus on drafting a strong writing sample and preparing for the rigors of graduate education while working closely with a faculty mentor."
Check out what the current cohort has been up to
Read some of the McNair Scholars' research
Enjoy some tips on writing for the Graduate Record Exam
The TRiO EWU Ronald E. McNair Project is 90% federally-funded by Congress through
the U.S. Department of Education at $244,188 for 2012, and 10% EWU funded at $25,000.
phone: 509.359.6200 (campus operator)
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