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McNair Scholar Program Facts at a Glance

Since 1995, the McNair Scholar Program has served 235 participants (currently 29 participants per year). Of these participants, 191 were low income, 207 were first generation college students, 170 were of underrepresented populations in higher education, and 172 were both low income and first generation. Eleven participants have earned a PhD, 93 have earned a Master’s degree, and 63 prior participants are currently enrolled in graduate education. Of the 13 participants who earned baccalaureates in 2011-2012, within three years of program selection, 12 participants (92%) have been admitted and will enroll in graduate education for Fall 2012. To view each participant for 2011-2012, see the Continuing and Past TRiO McNair Participants tab to the left.


PhD Program Acceptances (Selected)
•    Arizona State University: Chemistry
•    Florida International University: Global and Sociocultural Studies
•    Medical University of South Carolina: Biomedical Sciences
•    University of Akron: Sociology
•    University of Arizona: Chemistry
•    University of California, Davis: Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
•    University of California, Santa Barbara: Educational Cultural Perspectives and Comparative Education
•    University of Nevada, Reno: Molecular Biosciences
•    University of Washington: Chemistry
•    University of Washington: Geography
•    Washington State University: Cultural Studies and Social Thought
•    Washington State University: Counseling Psychology

Conferences Attended (Selected)
•    20th Annual National McNair Research Conference and Graduate Fair, November 2011
•    19th Annual National McNair Research Conference and Graduate School Fair, November 2010
•    15th Annual EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium, May 2012
•    14th Annual EWU Student Research and Creative Works Symposium, May 2011
•    Heritage University Gathering of Scholars, September 2010
•    National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), March 2012
•    Northwest Association of Sociology of Sports Conference (NASSS), November 2011
•    Spokane Intercollegiate Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2012

Graduate Funding (Selected)
•    $23,000 annual stipend McNair Graduate Fellowship (4 years of support with a tuition waiver and individual health insurance) at Florida International University, in Global and Sociocultural Studies, doctoral program
•    $26,800 stipend for a minimum of five years and tuition waiver at University of California, Davis in Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology, doctoral program
•    $28, 000 stipend and tuition waiver for Research Assistantship at University of Washington in Chemistry, doctoral program
•    Tuition waiver and stipend for Teaching Assistantship at Univeristy of Washington in Geography, doctoral program
•    Three Students obtained tuition waiver and stipend for Teaching Assistantship at Washington State University in Counseling Psychology, doctoral program
•    Tuition waiver and stipend for Teaching Assistantship at Washington State University in History
•    Tuition waiver and stipend for Teaching Assistantship from Washington State University in Cultural Studies and Social Thought, doctoral program
•    Tuition waiver and stipend for Teaching Assistantship from University of Northern Colorado in Biology
Washington State TRiO Factbook 2013 click here
Washington State TRiO Factbook 2012 click here

"The Eastern Washington University McNair Scholar Program provided tools and an outlet for grappling with the competitive demands of academics and economics, the needs of family and the search for meaningful relationships.  Moreover, the program provided a blueprint and resources to enter graduate school and various tools for retention." - Sheikh Omar Jobe (EWU TRiO McNair 2006)



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