Students will engage in the following activities:

  • Attend workshops that will provide students with skills that will help them succeed in undergraduate and graduate school
  • Be paired with a McNair Scholar Peer Mentor that will provide guidance and support to help the student succeed academically and become eligible to transition into the McNair Scholar Program upon the successful completion of the Pre-McNair Academy
  • Explore possible research topics and graduate education opportunities that they would be interested in
  • Students who successfully complete the Pre-McNair Academy will receive preference when applying to the McNair Scholars Program
  • Students will discover the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree in their particular fields
  • Students will learn about the various types of research opportunities
  • Students will meet with Baylor faculty
  • Students will maintain at least a 3.0 GPA