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Welcome to the McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to provide talented low-income/ first generation and ethnic minority undergraduate students with effective preparation for doctoral study. The McNair program at Sam Houston State University encourages graduate studies by providing opportunities for undergraduates to define their goals, engage in research, and develop the skills and faculty mentor relationships that are critical to success at the doctoral level.

McNair Staff

Dr. Lydia Fox - Director

Reade Dowda - Graduate Mentor

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8-5

Reade's Summer Office Hours:
Monday: 11:00- 2:30
Tuesday: 11:00-2:30
Wednesday: 10:00-3:00
Thursday: 10:00- 6:00 (McNair Summer Workshop 4:00-6:00)

McNair Scholars Program
Sam Houston State University
1922 Avenue J- Box #2359
AB3 Room 216
Huntsville, TX 77340

Applications are now being accepted for Cohort XII


Benefits for our KATS

Academic and Career Counseling
Graduate Level Research with Faculty Mentors
Course Credit for Research
Summer Research Stipend
Fee Waivers for Graduate School Applications
Paid Travel to Graduate School Visits


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