Application Guidelines

Thank you for your interest and application for the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at NC State. Your decision to apply to the program indicates that you recognize the value of pursuing a doctorate.

Important Information

  • Applications for McNair will re-open on Monday, February 13th, and will close on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023.
  • The applicant must ensure that the TRIO Ronald E. McNair Scholar Program receives all application materials by the deadline.
  • The McNair Associate Director will schedule an interview with the applicant and McNair Scholars Selection Committee members if you meet the initial eligibility requirements.

Application Checklist

A complete application includes online and/or electronic submission as indicated by the following documents:

  1. Completed and Signed Application
  2. Completed Personal Statement
  3. Resume
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Two (2) Recommendation Letters and Forms