McNair Doctoral Fellowship

The Baylor Graduate School invites applications for the inaugural year of the McNair Doctoral Fellowship Program. Recipients will receive the following benefits and support:

graduation August 2018
  • a full tuition waiver and graduate assistantship with a competitive stipend for up to 5 years
  • a non-work related fellowship
  • an 80% subsidy for individual student insurance 
  • reduced departmental service obligations for their first year
  • an invitation to participate in various professional development opportunities and program activities

Eligibility: Current McNair Scholars and Alumni who enroll in one of Baylor's traditional PhD programs.

Hooding at August 2018 graduation ceremony To apply:

Indicate your affiliation with the McNair Scholars program during the application process and upload a completed McNair Scholars Fee Waiver form to your application. Your $50.00 application fee will be waived and your application submitted to your prospective program for admission and to the Graduate School for consideration for a McNair Fellowship.

Questions? Contact Dr. Chris Rios at or 254.710.3588

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Baylor Graduate School

Baylor Graduate School
Morrison Hall, Suite 200
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

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