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McNair Scholars Program

Welcome to the McNair Scholars Program

The federally funded McNair Scholars Program at Eastern Kentucky University encourages and assists talented, program-eligible, undergraduate students who are committed to achieving doctoral degrees.  McNair scholars exhibit self-initiative, excellent academic performance and strong potential for graduate school success.  Program professionals and University faculty members work closely with participants to foster sound scholarly skills while offering holistic encouragement and support.  In addition, each McNair Scholar at EKU is eligible to receive an EKU scholarship.  By demonstrating quality academic performance, ethical behavior, and impressive extra-curricular achievement, McNair scholars at EKU earn respect from academic peers and University faculty and staff members.  It is recognized achievement and earned respect that make McNair scholars attractive to top graduate programs across the nation.  If you are a talented undergraduate student aiming for a career that requires a doctorate, contact the EKU McNair Scholars Program today!

A Tribute to Ronald E. McNair

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