I. APPLICANT INFORMATION
(International students are not eligible for the McNair Scholars program. Students without U.S. citizenship or permanent residency are eligible if they can provide USCIS documentation of their intent to become a permanent resident.)
RACIAL & ETHNIC HERITAGE & IDENTITY
II. FAMILY INFORMATION
When answering the following questions, please include information about parent(s) or guardian(s) with whom you regularly resided, prior to age 18.
III. ACADEMIC INFORMATION
IV. COMMITMENT TO GRADUATE EDUCATION
V. UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
VI. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FACULTY & STAFF
The McNair Scholars program will collect online recommendation forms from three individuals of your choosing, two of whom must be UWL instructors. Please list below the names and email addresses of people who can assess your aptitude for research and motivation to attend graduate school.
You do not need to submit letters of recommendation, but please contact the people listed below to verify that they can provide you with a strong, positive recommendation.
VII. PERSONAL STATEMENT
Please provide a written personal statement addressing the following:
This statement should be typed, double spaced, and no more than two pages long. This is a very important part of your application.
Authorization for Release of Information
I authorize the release of academic and financial aid information for the student listed—including, but not limited to, the information listed above—to the McNair Scholars Program at UW-La Crosse for fourteen (14) calendar years from the date of my signature. I also authorize the McNair Scholars program staff to release this information to third parties for reporting purposes, when necessary. My electronic signature below also gives the McNair Scholars program to use my photographs, videos, and testimonials to promote the program.
My signature below indicates that, to the best of my knowledge, the information provided on this application is true, complete, and accurate. I understand that the information requested on this application is used to determine and report eligibility for the McNair Program under guidelines determined by the U.S. Department of Education. Information is kept confidential.