McNair Scholars Program
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at Westminster College
Preparing academically talented undergraduates today, to change the face of higher education tomorrow.
The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded effort to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who go on to graduate study.The program is named after Ronald E. McNair, an African American physicist and NASA astronaut who died in the Challenger explosion in 1986.
The Westminster College McNair Scholars Program draws students from three campuses: Westminster College, Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah. By encouraging and supporting qualified students through undergraduate school and the transition to graduate school, the ultimate goal is to increase faculty diversity in colleges and universities.
Phone: (801) 832-3250
In fiscal year 2013-14, the Westminster College McNair Scholars Program is funded at approximately $328,919. Of this