Application Process

  • First-generation and limited income student (or) underrepresented (African American, Hipsanic/Latino, Native American/Native Alaskan or Pacific Islander)
  • Recommended 3.0 GPA


  • Complete and submit the Application
  • A face-to-face interview will be arranged if eligibility requirements are met
  • During the interview you will be asked for names of two faculty members for letters of recommendation
  • You will receive a notice from the McNair staff of your application status
You can submit your application electronically to Sarah Wynn or in person at 400B Bowman Hall

After Acceptance

  • Submit copies of taxes (for income verification)
  • Submit introductory forms with McNair staff (details in introductory meeting)

Dr. Sarah Wynn


424 Bowman Hall

(715) 232-5490

For more information about application, contact the McNair Director at 

*One can apply prior to completing 60 credits but cannot officially become a scholar until this requirement is met.