McNair Application Form

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McNair Application

Provide complete information, two references, a copy of your most recent personal (independent status) or family (dependent status) federal tax return (1040), and a copy of your transfer transcripts (if applicable). If you do not have a copy of your most recent income tax return, you may call 1-800-TAX-1040 to request an income tax summary.

Click here for: Recommendation Form and Letter:

Have your (2) references complete the the above embeded recommendation form and send a one page letter of recommendation to the McNair Office.  Your letter of recommendtion may include your assessment of the student's ability to:

  • Think analytically
  • Conduct research
  • Be responsible and mindful 
  • Communicate (verbal/written)
  • Take initiative and work independently
  • Succeed at the graduate level
  • Manage multiple academic and extracurricular committments
  • Contribute to a collaborative learning community like the McNair Scholars Program.
Submit supporting documents to:
University of Delaware Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
180 South College Ave   or Email       

Application Deadlines: 

Friday, December 4, 2015 (UD Students)

Friday, February 26, 2016 (External Applicants)

Note: Missing or incomplete information will delay the processing of your application.