Eligibility and Selection

Eligibility and Selection

The McNair Scholars Program prepares qualified undergraduates for entrance into PhD programs in diverse fields of study to ultimately increase the diversity of the professoriate.
 
Eligibility:
 
  1. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  2. Have U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence
  3. Have between 55 - 80 credits (or at least 2 years before you graduate);
  4. AND Are able to be classified as either:
    1. First generation college student meeting certain income requirements AND/OR
    2. Member of an underrepresented group
 
Application Requirements:
  1. Complete the online application
  2. Personal statement
  3. 2 letters of recommendation
  4. Unofficial Transcript
 
For more information, contact Associate Director Dr. S. Ernest Lee (elee@jjay.cuny.edu).