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Conduct, publish, and present research in your disciplines.


Earn paid
summer research internships.


Receive personalized mentorship from faculty members.


Prepare for your future doctoral study.

McNair Scholars Program

Purpose: The McNair Scholars Program provides informational seminars, graduate school visits, faculty mentoring, and funded research internships to eligible undergraduate students to prepare them for doctoral study.

Opportunities offered by the McNair Scholars Program include:

• Conducting research under the guidance of a faculty mentor

• Publishing research results and presenting them in a professional forum

• Traveling to potential graduate schools

• Gaining information literacy with the assistance of a library mentor

• Receiving up to $2,800 as a summer intern of the McNair Summer Research Institute

You will learn how to:

• Plan and apply for graduate and doctoral study

• Locate resources and secure financial assistance

• Write a strong research proposal

For additional information about the McNair Scholars Program contact:

Dr. Kari Azevedo
Academic Coordinator
McNair Scholars Program
Humphreys 127C
Phone: 660-543-4135

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