Current Scholars

2021 McNair Graduating Cohort

Click here to find out more about our current McNair cohort

The UCF McNair Scholars Program provides its scholars with year round support towards the goal of acceptance into quality graduate programs. Scholars have access to a dedicated and supportive staff as well as a multitude of resources that will make that goal a reality. We encourage all of our scholars to present their research in as many professional conferences as possible. Below you will find a listing of universities with application waivers for McNair scholars, information on the fellowships, and a listing of fully funded graduate school visitation programs.

National McNair Scholars Program Website:
The site provides information on McNair conferences, funding opportunities and graduate school visitation programs for scholars, success stories and resources for the McNair community.

Application Incentives:
A list of schools offering application fee waivers for McNair scholars can be found at the Council for Opportunity in Education McNair page. 

Please visit our the McNair conference page for a brief list of conferences hosted by other McNair programs as well as professional societies.

GRE Preparation:
Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Website

Scholarships and Fellowships:
The UCF Graduate McNair Fellowship is a competitive fellowship that is offered to the most outstanding undergraduate McNair scholars who are accepted into UCF graduate programs. This fellowship award is over $20,000 for a master’s student and more than $35,000 for a doctoral student.