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 degree.

Important Information

• Deadline for the application and all supporting materials is Friday, March 16th, 2018.
• It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the Ronald E. McNair Scholar Program receives all your credentials by the application deadline date.
• Should you meet the initial eligibility requirements, program staff will schedule an interview in January.

Application Checklist

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

Completed Personal Statement


Two Recommendation Forms

Online Recommendation Form Downloadable Recommendation Form