About the Program

Benefits of the LMU McNair Scholars Program

  • Academic and personal support of the McNair faculty advisors and an LMU faculty McNair mentor
  • Guidance with the graduate school admissions process
  • Support with securing financial aid for graduate school
  • Application fee waivers and fellowships for participating graduate schools
  • GRE preparation and reduced fees for GRE exam and subject tests
  • Workshops on graduate school success
  • Summer research opportunities at LMU and elsewhere; housing, travel and summer stipends are available
  • Funding to travel and present at research conferences
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and graduate school representatives
  • Visits to local graduate school programs