Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

McNair Conference REGULAR Registration Deadline -- February 6, 2018

REGULAR Registration for Scholars and Staff ends February 6, 2018. Go to Register Now! to register today!

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UNT McNair Scholars Program Receives Five-Year Grant to Continue the Program

The UNT McNair Scholars Program will continue for another five years!

The U.S. Department of Education awarded funding for fiscal years 2018-2022 to our program.We thank all of our UNT friends and supporters and look forward to continuing to improve our services to our Scholars.

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.

McNair Highlights

McNair Scholars Marcela Leon and Justin Litvin Win Psychology Awards
Current UNT McNair scholar Marcela Leon and UNT McNair alumnus Justin Litvin received top awards at UNT's 2017 Psychology Research Fair. First place for posters went...
McNair Scholar Meagan Burt conducts research abroad in Tunisia
TUNISIA, Africa – Meagan Burt, a McNair Scholar and UNT senior, studied post-revolution politics abroad in Tunisia during Fall Semester 2016. More specifically, she...
McNair Scholar Maribel Barrera publishes new paper with UNT Mentor Dr. Bill Acree
DENTON (UNT), TX – Maribel Barrera, a McNair Scholar and UNT sophomore published, “Solubility of Sorbic Acid in Organic Mono-Solvents: Calculation of Abraham Model Solute...
McNair Scholars represent UNT and disseminate research at conferences across the nation
DENTON (UNT), TX – Throughout Fall Semester 2016, several UNT McNair Scholars attended various conferences throughout the U.S. to represent UNT, the McNair Scholars Program,...
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...