2019 McNair Research Conference -- General Information


The 21th Annual Texas National McNair Research Conference will be held Friday, February 15th through Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at the University of North Texas (UNT).

Sponsored by the UNT McNair Scholars Program, the 2019 conference will provide McNair Scholars exciting personal and professional development opportunities including:

  • Present their research (either oral or poster format) in a low-pressure, professional, and  academic setting; UNT faculty members will review and provide feedback for all presentations;
  • Visit with graduate school recruiters from a wide range of institutions at our national graduate school fair;
  • Meet, network, and socialize with McNair Scholars from across the United States;
  • Participate in a variety of panel discussions relevant to preparing for graduate school and ongoing research.

McNair staff that attend will have networking opportunities and are invited to participate in all conference events and activities. McNair staff will also have opportunities to learn more about graduate programs at the University of North Texas.

Conference Venue

The University of North Texas Student Union is the venue for the 2019 McNair conference. This building is just two years old and provides wonderful spaces and amenities for conference attendees. The Union is centally located in the middle of the campus (see this map of campus). 

Registration: Registration Types, Dates, and Pricing

Full Conference registration fees cover all conference materials, activities, and all meals from Friday through breakfast on Sunday.

Registration: Cancellation Date for Full Refund

Monday, January 28, 2019 is the final date for cancelling any registration for full refund. No refunds will be offered after that date. 


McNair Scholars and McNair Staff

Registration Type




Early Registration

11/1/18 -- 12/1/18



Regular Registration

12/2/18 -- 1/18/19



Late Registration

1/19/19 -- Mid-February



Graduate Recruitment Fair: Recruiters and Advertisements

Recruitment Fair Registration Type



Recruiter Full Conference & Full Page Ad

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


Recruiter Full Conference & Half Page Ad

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


Recruiter Fair Only 

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


Additional Recruiter Fair Only (includes lunch)

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19

(for each additional recruiter)

Full Page Advertisement in Program

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


Half Page Advertisement in Program

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


Quarter Page Advertisement in Program

11/1/18 -- 1/18/19


We thank the participants in the Graduate Recruitment Fair for their participation and support of our conference.