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The McNair Program

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About the McNair Program

The McNair Program helps low-income, first-generation college students prepare for doctoral study. McNair students participate in research activities in the winter, spring, and summer quarters.

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Apply to McNair

Applications for the McNair Program are now open on a rolling admissions basis until November 3, 2021.  We will continue accepting applications until we have selected the entire cohort for 2021-2022. Check out the eligibility requirements.

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McNair Community

Read more about our students and alumni.

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The McNair Program

Program Coordinator: Thomas K. Brown, Ph.D.
Phone: (858) 534-2937
Location: Student Center Building B, 1st Floor (please check in at OUR front desk)