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The University of Mississippi

McNair Scholars

McNair Scholars Photo by Megan Wolfe / Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services
Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

In honor of Dr. Ronald McNair, the U.S. Department of Education established the McNair Scholars Program. Its purpose is to encourage and support doctoral candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds that demonstrate strong academic interest and potential.

The national McNair program page can be found at

The UM McNair program page can be found at UM McNair.

All Ronald McNair Scholars have their application fee to the University of Mississippi’s Graduate School waived.

To apply now, please click visit Apply Now.