GWS Students Selected for McNair Scholars Program

GWS students Zully Juarez and Jessica Garcia Ibarra were selected as McNair Scholars. Congratulations!

The McNair Scholars Program prepares selected UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. Twenty to thirty McNair Scholars are selected each year to participate in both academic and summer activities. The McNair Scholars Program aims to increase numbers of groups underrepresented in doctoral programs.

The Award Includes:

  • Close relationship with a faculty mentor
  • $2,800 stipend for Summer research
  • Paper published in the Berkeley McNair Journal
  • Research findings presented at the Annual California McNair Scholars Symposium
  • Fully funded GRE Prep Course
  • Assistance to ensure admission to graduate programs of choice
  • Fee Waivers from participating institutions graduate applications
  • Strengthening of academic skills
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