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Do you want to pursue a doctorate degree? If so, the McNair Program is for you! The services provided are designed to prepare rising juniors and seniors who demonstrate academic potential, with the research and scholarship skills necessary for entry into doctoral studies. Rutgers McNair Scholars have gone on to attend and receive doctoral degrees from some of the most prestigious institutions in the nation, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Princeton, Cornell, University of California—Berkeley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan, University of Cambridge, and Stanford University.

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*INSTRUCTION FOR THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FORM: Please ensure that the applicant has completed the wavier at the beginning of the form. Afterwards, the recommender may complete the form in its entirety and email the scanned document to