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McNair Scholars Program

  • Soar With Eagles

    Welcome to Sacramento State University McNair Scholars Program Website. "Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and how badly you want them. You're eagles! Stretch your wings and fly to the sky." ~Dr. Ronald E. McNair

    Ronald McNair in front of CSUS Bookstore
  • Prepare for Graduate School

    Sacramento State McNair Scholars Program is a two-year program designed to prepare selected university students, in junior and senior standing, for admission and study at the doctoral level.

    Dr. Foss Snowden instructing students
  • Meet Diverse Culture

    Being a McNair Scholar is the experience of a lifetime. You will have the opportunity to meet and learn from people with diverse backgrounds. 

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  • TRIO Works

    McNair is a federally funded TRIO program.

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  • Meet Exciting People

    McNair Scholar Damone Jackson with Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III. In 2009, Time Magazine named Hrabowski one of the Top Ten College Presidents.[12] In 2012, Time Magazine named Hrabowski one of the Top 100 most influential people in the world.

    Damone Jackson with Freeman A. Hrabowski, III,

Welcome to the McNair Scholars Program

 Become A Scholar

Applications are being accepted for the 2017-2018 Cohort

APPLY TODAY

Please check back for the 2018-2019 cohort year
The application period for students wishing to join the 2017-2018 Cohort is now closed!

If you are interested in becoming a McNair Scholar at Sacramento State, click here and/or contact us at:


River Front Center, Room 203
Phone: (916) 278-5118
Fax: (916) 278-3505
Email: mcnair@csus.edu 


Upcoming Events

 

Southern California Diversity Forum
 Saturday, November 4, 2017 
Location: CSU, Channel Islands

Sac State Student Research Symposium
If you would like more information, please click the link above

McNair Research Symposium
Please check back for the 2018 times and date
Location: CSU, Sacramento 

CSU Research Competition
If you would like more information, please click the link above 
Location: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

McNair Graduation Celebration
Please check back for the 2018 times and date 
Location: CSU, Sacramento

If you are interested in becoming a McNair Scholar at Sacramento State, click here and/or contact us at:

River Front Center, Room 203
Phone: (916) 278-5118
Fax: (916) 278-3505
Email: mcnair@csus.edu 

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The 2017 McNair Scholar Symposium (April, 24, 2017) was an opportunity for McNair Scholars to present their research projects in an academic venue. McNair Scholars presented their research before an audience of peers, academics, relatives, and friends.

The Symposium was led by Dr. Chevelle Newsome, who serves as Dean of Graduate Studies and Acting Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Sacramento State. Dr. Newsome drew upon her history with the McNair Scholars Program. The conversation then emphasized resources presented by the McNair Scholars Program to help scholars not only obtain a Bachelor’s degree, but also in pursuing a graduate degree.

Vladislav Taranchuk, a senior in Mathematics, set the tone for the oral research presentations. Scholars who followed presented crowd favorites like hands-on magic tricks to social awareness. 

If you would like to participate in the McNair Research Symposium, please contact the McNair staff at: msp-01@csus.edu or by phone at (916) 278-5118.  The symposium is held every year during the Spring Semester.