Apply to Become a McNair Scholar

Application Process

Preliminary Application

  • Complete and submit the Preliminary Application Form*
  • A face-to-face interview will be arranged if eligibility requirements are met
  • During the interview you may be asked to proceed with the formal application process

Formal Application

  • Complete and submit the Formal Application Form
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose
  • Submit copies of taxes (for income verification)
  • Submit copy of unofficial transcript

For more information about application, contact the McNair Director at


*check here to see if you are considered dependent or independent for tax purposes

Preliminary Application

Application Submissions

All application materials may be submitted electronically or in person to the following address: 


Dr. Sarah Wynn


424 Bowman Hall

(715) 232-5490