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McNair Scholars Program FAQs

Frequently Asked Quesitons

All majors are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Seniors are accepted on a very limited basis. The program is intended to assist and prepare undergraduates for graduate school. Entering the program as a senior limits our ability to best assist you. However, we are open to supporting senior students and exploring your future. Visit with the staff to explore your options before determining your own ineligibility. 

No, the McNair Scholars program is designed to offer student research and scholarly experiences to better prepare you for success in graduate school.  

No, McNair Scholars are encouraged to apply to graduate programs that are a best fit for them. 

No, the program is designed to support students currently working on their first bachelor’s degree. 

Research experience is not a requirement for entering the program. In fact, the McNair Scholars program will provide you with the opportunity and guidance to conduct research.

We are located on the San Antonio campus, in Moye Hall, Lower Level. 

You can email or stop by the McNair Lab located in Moye Hall, Lower Level.