McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program is is designed to assist eligible students in preparation
for graduate education, specifically doctoral studies. The Program offers research
participation, scholarly experiences and preparation for graduate school. Students
are encouraged to pursue graduate study in preparation for careers as college-level
professors and researchers. To be eligible for the program, students must meet the
Have U.S. citizen or permanent resident status.
Be enrolled at WSU full-time with sophomore, junior or senior standing.
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours.
Students must also be
First generation and low income OR
A member of a traditionally underrepresented group in graduate education, such as
African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino and Native Hawaiian/Pacific