Ronald E. McNair Scholars Admission Information

In the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, McNair students who apply for admission are eligible to be nominated by departments for multi-year fellowships that generally carry a stipend and tuition coverage. Graduate application fees are waived for McNair students for all graduate programs in the Dietrich School. In addition, the Dietrich School's Office of Graduate Studies will pay for any McNair scholar who is admitted into one of the school's graduate programs to visit the campus. (During the global pandemic, please inquire first with Philippa Carter at:


Applicants should direct all inquiries to their prospective department.


For additional information, contact Director of Diversity Initiatives and Academic Affairs Philippa Carter at: