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Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Scholars Program   



Students who are to participate in The Ronald E. McNair Program must meet the following criteria: 

  • Must demonstrate interest in pursuing a Ph.D.

  • Must be of first generation and receive Federal (PELL) or Legislative (LEG) Aid or be from an underrepresented minority group

  • Must have a 3.33 GPA or higher

  • Must be in the third or fourth year of undergraduate school

  • Must be willing to carry out research

  • Must be recommended by two members of the UPRH faculty

  • Must be willing to participate in all McNair activities (Seminars, colloquiums, trainings, etc.)

  • Must apply to graduate school during their Senior year


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The Ronald E. McNair Program offers the following services to its members: 

  • Academic Counseling
  • Application to Graduate School Monitoring and Guidance
  • Research Opportunities
  • Workshops and Colloquiums
  • Travel Stipends for Research Presentations
  • Workshops (fifteen hours) on responsible research and bio-ethics in research
  • Visits to Graduate Schools
  • Project 1000 Guidance
  • Update on research opportunities, fellowships and internships








The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate  Achievement Program at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao is funded through TRIO Program Grants received from the United States Department of Education totaling $902,248.00.


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