Thank you for interest in the UW Whitewater McNair Scholars Program! Please complete this application as thoroughly as possible and be sure to read ALL sections of this application CAREFULLY to ensure that you complete it accurately and completely. You cannot save and restart this application.  You may want to review the included items, take some time to make notes and gather the required documents, and then return to submit your application.  If you have any questions, please email mcnairasst@uww.edu.

PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO:

Upload .pdf copies of the following in the designated areas within this application: 

-Spring 2020 unofficial transcript
-Academic essay as a writing sample (5 pages maximum)
-PARENTS' 2019 Tax Return (if DEPENDENT STUDENT)

-YOUR 2019 Tax Return (if INDEPENDENT STUDENT)

 
EMAIL TO mcnairasst@uww.edu
-A total of 2 letters of recommendations and one MUST BE FROM A UWW PROFESSOR

We look forward to reviewing your application materials. Good luck and thank you for your interest in the UWW McNair Scholars Program!  


GENERAL INFORMATION
First Name *
Middle Name *
Last Name *
Date of Birth *
UW Whitewater Student ID *
UW Whitewater Email
Local Address: Address *
Local Address: City *
Local Address: State *
Local Address: Zip *
Cell Phone *
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ACADEMIC INFORMATION
Are you in a STEM Major?
Major
Major Advisor
Anticipated Graduation Date *
Total Credits Completed *
Cumulative GPA *
What are the three most significant courses you have taken at this point in your undergraduate career that have either helped shape your academic/research interests or have prepared you for your educational/career goals? *
Please upload a .pdf copy of an academic essay (5 pages maximum) that demonstrates your ability to write and think critically. This could be a course term paper or research paper. *
Please upload a .pdf copy of your Spring 2020 unofficial transcript
Which TRIO Programs have you participated in? (check all that apply)
Upward Bound
Upward Bound Math & Science
Talent Search
Student Support Services

Which SDES Programs have you participated in? (check all that apply)

King Chavez Scholars
Lawton Grant
Wisconsin Fund
Honors
Global Experiences
Undergraduate Research/RAP
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RESEARCH
Have you had any research experiences? If yes, please describe below *
List any research methods courses you have taken
What research topics interest you?
List the names of 2 UW Whitewater Professors with whom you may want to work with as a McNair Faculty Mentor and briefly explain why
How will a PhD contribute to your future educational, career, professional, and/or life goals?
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TRIO ELIGIBILITY
What race category do you identify with? *
Ethnicity: Hispanic *
How many people are in your household?
Household Income Range
Upload a .pdf copy of yours or your parents most Recent IRS 1040 *
Mother's Name
Mother's Educational Level *
Father's Name
Father's Educational Level *
Sign and Submit:
Please select a signature verification type.