Application Procedures

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate student with at least 42 college credit hours completed

  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or above

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or established permanent U.S. residency

  • Applicants must either a first-generation college student who meets federal financial guidelines OR  a member of a ethnic group that is underrepresented in higher education as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (African-American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaskan Native)

If you are uncertain if you meet the eligibility guidelines, please contact our office before submitting your application.


Application Packet Documents:
In order for you to be considered for our program, you must submit the following:

  • Completed Application

  • Two Professional Recommendation Letters

  • One Page Personal Statement

  • Income Verification: Acceptable documents include latest completed Income Tax Return, Pell Grant Award letter, or Student Aid Report (SAR)

  • University Transcript

  • Current Class Schedule

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Return the Application Packet with all required documentation to the McNair Office located in Chambers Library, Room 221.