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McNair Research




Travel & Present

As a McNair Scholar, you develop your passion through hands-on, paid research. The skills you build are crucial for graduate school and your future career.


  • Experience conceptualizing, designing, enacting, and presenting original research
  • Fee waiver for 3 credits of Independent Study
  • $2,800 summer stipend
  • Conference travel (locations vary but have included D.C., Seattle, Chicago, Berkeley)
  • Publication in the annual McNair Research Journal
  • Guidance from a faculty mentor

I never thought I’d get into Oxford, but McNair Research made a world of difference. When I interviewed with faculty, we were able to speak a common language because I had hands-on experience.Kelly Schutt, July 2016

Previous Research Projects

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