Applying to the McNair Scholars Program

Our application is currently closed and will re-open in August 2024 for students graduating Spring 2026 or later. Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions.

Phase II of the Application will ask for the following documents to be submitted in a provided secure link:

  1. Responses to 3 short essay prompts provided in a follow-up email 
  2. Transcripts from every school you have attended (unofficial)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from CSUDH Faculty members
  4. 1040 Tax Forms for your household (include parents' if considered dependent by Financial Aid)
  5. Copy of Social Security Card
  6. Copy of Driver's License


Do you have any specific questions about the program? Please complete this form and we will be happy to provide you with more information!