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Graduate School Preparation

2015 McNair Scholars

Mentor Guided Undergraduate Research

Professional and Academic Development

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is a highly competitive program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare university juniors and seniors who are low-income, first generation, and/or underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral education.  This rigorous program assists students in the attainment of their educational and personal goals through participation in research and other academic/scholarly activities.

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McNair Highlights

McNair Scholar Lourdes Rodriguez Receives TASSSP Scholarship
DENTON (UNT), TX -- Lourdes Rodriguez, a McNair Scholar, was awarded the 2015-2016 Matthew W. Taylor Scholarship by the Texas Association of Student Special Services...
McNair Graduate Mario Ovalle publishes new paper with UNT Mentor Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes
Denton (UNT), TX -- Mario Ovalle, 2015 UNT McNair graduate, and currently a graduate student at Hunter College, published “Organic Activists: Undocumented Youth...
McNair Alumna, Jannell Robles, graduates with Juris Doctorate
Houston, TX - McNair alumna (2009) Jannell Robles recently received her Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree on May 21, 2016 from the South Texas College of Law in...
McNair Scholar Michael Young receives Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
Denton (UNT), TX - Michael Young, a McNair Scholar and UNT senior, has won a $5,000 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship in recognition of his exquisite undergraduate record and...