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Greetings and thank you for stopping by.
We have a couple of important announcements...

Fall McNair Research Symposium
Central Michigan University’s McNair Scholars Program would like to cordially invite you to our McNair Fall Research Symposium.  The symposium showcases the work completed by CMU’s McNair scholars in cooperation with their faculty mentors during the 2021 Summer Research Institute.  

Friday, October 1, 2021
Begins at 2:00 p.m.
Park Library Auditorium

The symposium will likely run about an hour and a half.  We hope you can stop in to help us celebrate this milestone with the scholars. 

2022 McNair Recruitment

The McNair Scholars Program will is recruiting for our 2022 cohort.  We are looking for low-income and first-generation college students and/or underrepresented students interested in getting a Ph.D.

We are looking for students who are:

  • Currently a sophomore or junior at CMU
  • A first-generation college student (Neither parent has a bachelor's degree or higher)
  • A curious-minded individual
  • Interested in doing cool research  (Or maybe you haven't thought about it yet!)
  • Interested in a career that requires a Ph.D.

The McNair program helps students get into graduate school through providing a research experience, GRE training and more. If you want to get your Ph.D. (possibly for free!) and have the opportunity to do cool research, we strongly encourage you to click here to fill out an interest survey telling us more about yourself.  We want to meet you, hear your story and​ help you find an educational and career path that will best fit your needs and interests. 

The application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 1, 2021.  
We encourage you to reach out now to get the conversation started.


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