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Boise State McNair Scholars Program

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

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

  • McNair Scholars who received the NSF Graduate Fellowship
    Three McNair Scholars Selected for National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

  • 2018 McNair Scholars graduates
    2018 McNair Scholars Graduates


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.

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.