Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University

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Why become a McNair Scholar?

The EMU McNair Scholars Program offers sophomores, juniors, and seniors opportunities to conduct research, publish, and engage in many exciting activities!


  • Classes to enhance research and writing skills (weekly seminars)
  • Support with research funding
  • Research with a faculty mentor
  • Preparation for the GRE
  • Assistance with admissions essays
  • Individualized advising and academic support
  • Travel to professional conferences
  • Travel to visit prospective graduate schools
  • Publish in the McNair Scholars Research Journal
  • Graduate school application workshops
  • Cultural excursions and trips