Research and Scholarly Opportunities
The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at Eastern Washington University works with motivated and talented undergraduates who want to pursue PhDs. It introduces juniors and seniors who are first-generation and low-income, and/or members of under-represented groups to academic research and to effective strategies for getting into and graduating from PhD programs. The program is a comprehensive program structured to prepare undergraduates for successful careers as graduate students, professors, and professional researchers. This preparation is offered in the form of classes, seminars, advising, tutoring, faculty mentoring, and the completion of a summer research internship.
Angelica Garcia-Macias was accepted to the MIT Summer Research Program for the summer of 2019! This prestigious university offers this summer program for a small number of students from all over the country. Her acceptance into this program, which includes a variety of graduate school preparedness activities, collaboration between other scholars and faculty at one […]
Marixza Torres, McNair Scholar, has been accepted for the University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School Summer Research Opportunities Program!
Marixza Torres was accepted for University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School Summer Research Opportunities Program. This competitive and prestigious program offers participants GRE prep workshops, graduate school application support, and assistance with grant and fellowship applications to NSF, NIH, and more. This ten week program culminates in a symposium attended by 200 peer researchers, which […]
Abdulrazik Mohammed Travels to DC to Attend the 7th Annual International Symposium on Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur
EWU McNair Scholar Abdulrazik (Abdu) Mohammed lived in an Internally Displaced camp in the Sudan for two years as a child, then spent five years in a Kenyan refugee camp with his family, who had been forced to flee their home due to the ongoing violent conflict in Darfur. “Life was like a prison there,” […]
Kim Jones, EWU McNair Scholar, has been accepted into the Masters program at Portland State University’s Anthropology!
EWU McNair Scholar, Kim Jones, was accepted to Portland State University in the Masters program of Anthropology! This is Kim’s first acceptance. Here’s to more! Congratulations Kim!
Kim Jones, EWU McNair Scholar, has been accepted to University of Washington’s Masters program in Cultural Studies!
EWU McNair Scholar, Kim Jones, was accepted to University of Washington in the Masters program in Cultural Studies! This is her second acceptance to date. Way to go Kim!
McNair Scholars, Ereisa Morales and Angelica Macias, presented their posters at the 2019 Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference (GDE2019) in Airway Heights with Dr. Christina Torres Garcia. GDE2019, according to Paula Groves Price, brings “together over 150 scholars from 35 Institutions and Organizations to share research, dialogue, and strategize deeper ways of working together for […]
McNair Scholar Research
Our scholars participate in a paid summer research internship under the guidance of staff and a faculty mentor.
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