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Cohort 2017

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement program features an academic year and summer institute component. The McNair Summer Research Institute is an intensive full summer research experience that is fully funded. During the summer, students work closely with tenured and tenure-track faculty to define, develop, and conduct a research project.

A culmination of each student's work is presented…


Fullbright Award for Rutgers McNair Scholars

The two students at Rutgers University – New Brunswick have been selected as recipients of the J. William Fulbright Award to Brazil. This is an exceptional achievement to receive such a prestigious award is profound for students within Student Access & Educational Equity, a unit within the division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs that identify as low-income,…


Wai-Kit Chia Shares His Experience at a McNair Conference

Wai-Kit Chia was accepted to present  his research at the 19th Annual University of Maryland National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research. Wai-Kit truly enjoyed his experience and describes it in the excerpt below:

"This was my first conference experience. I…


Misty Branch Awarded the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholarship

Congratulations to our scholar Misty Branch on being awarded the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholarship! Ms. Branch was chosen by the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) Board of Directors for demonstrating hard work and determination towards her educational pursuits. Ms. Branch will attend the 2018 AEEE Annual Conference Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Tropicana Casino & Resort…


Jonathan Vides, a graduating senior and McNair Scholar, is highlighted in the School of Arts and Sciences “Access – Excellence in the Arts and Sciences” Newsletter.

Jonathan Vides is a graduating senior in the School of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Psychology and double minoring in Latino and Caribbean Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. Vides was recently highlighted in the School of Arts and Sciences, Access - Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, for his work with Diana Sanchez, a professor in the Department of Psychology. Vides continues to conduct research on how women of…