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The McNair Program

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About the McNair Program

The McNair Program helps low-income, first-generation college students prepare for doctoral study. McNair students participate in research activities in the Winter, Spring, and Summer Quarters.

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Apply to McNair (CLOSED)

The McNair program cohort will be selected on November 4, 2019. Applications are now closed for the program but will be open again Fall 2020.

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2019 - 2020 McNair Cohort

The McNair Program cohort for the 2019 - 2020 academic year will be selected on November 4th, 2019. This page will outline events, requirements and resources for the cohort for the upcoming year.

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Challenger: McNair Scholars Paper Series

This Series aims to further the access and representation of underrepresented students through the dissemination of research produced by McNair Scholars at UC San Diego. The purpose of this publication is to organize, implement, and maintain a scholarly research journal that represents diverse perspectives across multiple fields of study.

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Program Coordinator: Thomas K. Brown, Ph.D.
Phone: (858) 534-2937
Location: Student Center Building B, 1st Floor (please check in at AEP front desk)