The St. Edward's McNair Program provides services that will enable low-income first generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in college education to pursue doctoral study by providing activities that will implement the following prescribed objectives. An evaluation will provide a means for collecting quantifiable data and documentation to verify successful completion of activities.
McNair Scholars Program Objectives
90% of McNair Program participants served during the project year will have completed appropriate research or scholarly activities during the McNair Program academic year.
60% of bachelor’s degrees recipients (or equivalent) will be accepted and enrolled in a postbaccalaureate program of study by the fall term of the academic year immediately following completion of the bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).
95% of first year graduate students will continue to be enrolled in graduate school at the beginning of the fall term of the next academic year.
15 % of McNair Program participants served will attain a doctoral degree within ten (10) years of the attainment of the bachelor’s degree.