We are now accepting applications for the 2018 UNCG-McNair Scholars cohort.

Applications are due October 12, 2018.

Applications for the UNCG-McNair Scholars Program are currently open for admission into the program for this academic year. Please review eligibility requirements and application instructions below and contact us at mcnair.scholars@uncg.edu with any questions you may have.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for UNCG-McNair, you must:

  • be a first-generation college student [parent(s)/guardian(s) do not have a 4-year college degree] AND come from a modest or low-income family (based on Dept. of Education's Income Guidelines)
  • OR, be a member of a group this is traditionally under-represented in graduate studies (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Alaskan Native/American Indian, or Pacific Islander)

In addition, UNCG-McNair candidates must also:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student at UNCG and have completed at least 30 credit hours
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident


Completed application packets will include:

  • Paper or online application submission
  • Completed Personal Statement (see application for more details)
  • Completed Statement of Research Interest (see application for more details)
  • Two (2) recommendations completed by Faculty: 2018 UNCG-McNair Faculty recommendation form
  • Your resume

Applications and supporting documents should be emailed to UNCG-McNair at mcnair.scholars@uncg.edu or mailed to/delivered in person to: UNCG-McNair Scholars Program, Student Success Center, 214-H Forney Student Success Commons, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402.


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Questions? Call 336-256-0114 or email mcnair.scholars@uncg.edu