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Boise State McNair Scholars Program

  • Kelly Schutt, Engineering, Marshall Scholarship recipient.
    McNair Scholar Kelly Schutt Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

  • McNair Scholar Timothy Hibbard
    Top Ten Scholar Timothy Hibbard

  • McNair Scholar Curtis Green-Eneix and his faculty mentors Drs. Gail Shuck & Casey Keck
    Curtis Green-Eneix with Faculty Mentors Drs. Gail Shuck & Casey Keck

  • Boise State student gives speech on MLK Day
    MLK Day Brings Hundreds to Idaho Statehouse Amid Political Uncertainty

  • Microgravity team photo
    Boise State Team Again Selected for NASA Challenge

  • Top Ten Scholar Chantal Martinez

  • 2017 McNair Graduates
    2017 McNair Graduates

McNair Scholars Program Applications due March 30, 2018!


The Boise State McNair Scholars Program is an academic achievement and graduate school preparatory program for undergraduate students who are first generation and low-income and/or underrepresented in graduate programs. The program prepares students for graduate studies through scholarly enrichment, exposure to research, and other academic experiences and opportunities. The program collaborates with Faculty Mentors to prepare McNair Scholars to successfully pursue a Ph.D. and careers in university teaching and research.

McNair Program Open House and Application Workshop

Join us for one of our open house sessions to learn more about the McNair Scholars Program, or come to the application workshop to get help with all aspects of the McNair Program application.

Open House Sessions:

Wednesday, March 16th
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Riverfront Hall, room 202

Application Workshop:

Monday, March 19th
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Riverfront Hall, room 202

Graduate Destinations

Our scholars have gone to all these graduate schools!

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Interested in seeing our scholars research?

Check out the current McNair Research Journal.