McNair Scholars at the University of Florida

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a training program designed to support undergraduate students from low-income/first-generation and underrepresented backgrounds in their pursuit of a Ph.D.

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UF McNair Summer Research Symposium

The UF McNair Scholars Program cordially invites all interested students, faculty, staff, family and friends to support the 1st year McNair Scholars as they present their research. The symposium will take place on Monday, August 1st from 9 am to 12 pm in G101 HPNP. Feel free to stop in whenever your schedule permits if you can't attend the entire event. All are welcome!

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Alumni Panelist for the White House Science Fair

Alumni Panelist for the White House Science Fair

In case you missed it, here is a YouTube recording of UF McNair Scholar Kiona Elliott participating in the White House Science Fair alumni panel on April 13th. She even gave a shout out to McNair. Way to go Kiona! We're so proud! ‪#‎mcnairbeware‬ ‪#‎gogators‬ ‪#‎womeninSTEM‬ ‪#‎whitehouse‬

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Most Outstanding Senior, Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Student Award

Most Outstanding Senior, Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Student Award

Congratulations to Jocelyn Macho who is recognized as UF's Most Outstanding Senior, Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Student for 2015-2016. Way to go Jocelyn! #mcnairbeware

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New Faces of 2016 for DiscoverE's College Edition Award

New Faces of 2016 for DiscoverE's College Edition Award

Congratulations to Sarah McIntyre on being named one of the New Faces of 2016 for DiscoverE's College Edition Award! The New Faces of Engineering - College Edition program recognizes students whose academic successes and experiences in the engineering field have positioned them to become tomorrow's leaders. This is a pretty BIG deal!

See Sarah's profile on DiscoverE
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Most Recent Newsletter Available Now

Take a look at what the University of Florida McNair Scholars Program has accomplished this year - including recent publications, Mentor Moments, reflections from the current scholars, an Alumni Spotlight and more!

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