To qualify for the McNair Fellowship, the student’s admitting department must nominate them. The fellowship is available to any qualifying student, not just McNair Scholars.
Eligible students must fulfill at least one of the following:
Prospective graduate students who have completed the McNair Achievement Program are eligible for a tuition scholarship.
Each year, fifteen Capstone Fellowships are awarded and distributed between Graduate Council Fellowship nominees and McNair Graduate Fellowship nominees.
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Overall GPA ≥ 3.0
Statement of purpose
Three letters of recommendation
GRE or GMAT, if required
Exceptional applicants who fall below the GPA or GRE/GMAT thresholds will still be considered for admission.
*Admission requirements and application deadlines may vary by program. Please check with your intended program to confirm.
The Tide Together Graduate Mentor Program helps traditionally underrepresented students in graduate programs reach personal and professional success as they navigate the higher education journey. Our program is unique in that we primarily serve first-generation students, women in STEM fields, and racial and ethnic minorities.
The program utilizes a team approach to mentor graduate students who are currently pursuing or plan to pursue doctoral studies. Participants are matched with faculty mentors and a graduate student peer mentor. The primary aim of the mentoring program is to help graduate students acquire the personal and professional skills needed for success in their future careers.