McNair Graduate Assistantship Program

The McNair Graduate Assistantship Program was created to provide transitional support for students who have successfully completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program as undergraduates. UF provides a limited number of research assistantships for McNair Scholars who are entering a PhD program at this institution. This assistantship program provides a base stipend of $25,251.48, in-state tuition, fees and health insurance for up to 5 years for a Phd or up to 3 years for a MFA degree. As part of the program, each student will be appointed to a research assistant and expected to conduct research under faculty supervision.

Interested students who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to apply. Please find the application form at: McNair Assistantship 2017 Application (Deadline: April 24, 2017). ‌

Please note: the application must include an official letter from the applicant’s undergraduate McNair Scholars Program director stating that the student was/is in good standing with the program.

Application Fee Waivers: McNair scholars who apply to UF are eligible for a graduate school application fee waiver. For more information, call Denise Bouton (Assistant Director of Admissions) at 352-392-1365 or

Please check the UF McNair Scholarship Program website for more information.