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Learn more about the McNair Program by reviewing this Info Meeting Presentation.
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To be eligible to apply for the McNair Program, you must be an
Underrepresented minority student, which includes Alaskan Native, American Indian, Black (non-Hispanic), Hispanic, Native Hawaiian, or Native Pacific Islander
US citizen or permanent resident, including permanent residents of Guam/Northern Mariana Islands/Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or residents of one of the Freely Associated States.
How do I know if I am an income-eligible, first generation college student?
Income-eligibility is determined each year by the Department of Education. See the chart below to determine if your household is below the maximum income guidelines (01/2017).
|Size of Family Unit||48 Contiguous States,
D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions
A first-generation college student means that you regularly resided before age 18 with one or more parent or guardian who does not have a 4-year college degree. This means