First Year Fellowships are offered to former McNair scholars who are admitted to selected doctoral programs at Washington University. The Fellowship provides full tuition plus an enhanced First Year stipend. Five years of support are guaranteed by a combination of University Fellowships and Assistantships.
The Application deadline for the McNair fellowship is January 25. Please note, this deadline may differ from your academic program's admission application deadline. To apply for the McNair Fellowship, complete a one page statement of purpose detailing how your experience as a McNair Scholar has shaped your desire to pursue a graduate degree. Also discuss how your education as a McNair Scholar has prepared you for graduate study at Washington University.