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Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

The federally-funded Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program will prepare 25 UW Oshkosh undergraduates annually for doctoral study by pairing them with faculty mentors who assist the students in designing, implementing, and completing a significant research project. The program seeks to increase the attainment of advanced degrees by students from first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented groups.  
Additional services and seminars are offered to students throughout their tenure with the Ronald E.McNair program. These include research methodology, writing and oral presentation skills, academic and career development, GRE application and preparation, and graduate school site visits. In the summer following their junior year, McNair Scholars participate in an eight week, research-intensive program that leads to presentation or publication. McNair Scholars also will have the opportunity to speak with UW Oshkosh alumni who are seeking advanced degrees.

Introducing our new cohort for the 2016-2017 academic year! 

2016-17 Scholars

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 The UW Oshkosh McNair Scholars Program is 100%  funded through a TRIO grant from the United      States  Department of Education PR/Award Number  P217A120210. For 2016/2017, the UW Oshkosh McNair Scholars Program annually received $226,000 in federal funds.





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