McNair Scholars- Apply Now

The McNair Scholars Program at Baylor University prepares first-generation college students and other underrepresented students for graduate school.  Our program provides these students with the opportunities for funded, faculty-mentored research as well as free GRE preparation and professional development workshops to assist students in preparing their graduate applications. Eligible applicants may apply as early as their Sophomore year and as late as their Senior year as long as they will not be graduating before fall of 2022. Our fully online application can be found on our website at


The application priority deadline is December 1st, 2021. The next recruitment event will be held on Tuesday, October 19th from 11:00am to 1:00pm CST. This event will be a come and go lunch mixer (see flyer below), to give students the opportunity to stop by our McNair offices (located in the basement floor of the Sid Richardson building- in front of room 051)  and learn more about the program from the staff and current McNair Scholars. Free Lunch for the first 100 attendees.

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