Ronald E. McNair Program
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccaluarette Achievement Program
The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare and encourage students under-represented in graduate education to consider careers in college teaching and to prepare them for graduate study that leads to a doctorate degree. Named for the North Carolina A&T State University magna cum laude graduate, the program at A&T was funded in 1990 as a multi-discipline comprehensive academic support program consisting of an Academic Year Program and a Summer Research Program.
To receive assistance through the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, an individual must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at North Carolina A&T State University.
Applicants must also:
- Be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have 1 full year remaining in undergraduate school
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or Permanent Resident
- Have a definite interest in obtaining a Ph.D.
- Be a low-income, first generation college student
Be a member of an underrepresented group (Black (non-Hispanic), Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders)