Latest From McNair

  • Eligible students are invited to RSVP for an upcoming virtual informational session:
    • Thursday, January 20th at 5:00pm
    • Tuesday, January 25th at 5:00pm
  • If you were unable to attend, please set up a meeting with Jeremy Bloss or request a recording of the presentation
  • Applications are now open and due February 25th! Apply now!
  • The Fall 2021 MU McNair Scholars Journal is now available!

Preparing Undergraduates for Graduate Study

McNair Scholars Program

The purpose of the McNair Scholars Program is to provide enriching experiences that prepare eligible students for doctoral study. If you’re a sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior, and meet the eligibility requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply!

Discover Program

Discover is a program that invites freshman, sophomore and junior participants to:

  • examine graduate education opportunities and career trends by discipline
  • discover the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree in their particular fields
  • explore strategies for academic success both as an undergraduate and a graduate student
  • and learn about paid summer research opportunities