Baylor University students interested in applying to the McNair Scholars Program must meet the following criteria:
Have a minimum of 30 hours of course work.
Carry a 3.0 minimum cumulative Baylor GPA by the end of the Fall semester
Demonstrate interest in obtaining a Ph.D. degree
Qualify as either a first generation college student or be a member of a group that is underrepresented (Black/African American, Chicano/Latino, Native American/ Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander students) in graduate education
Be a US citizen or a permanent US resident
Be enrolled at Baylor during the semester when applying for the McNair Scholars Program
Be available to do full time research during the summer term.