The Dr. Ronald E. McNair Scholars Institute at UNLV is committed to diversifying the ranks of American faculty and research institutions by encouraging and preparing undergraduate students who are members of underrepresented groups to pursue doctoral studies.
Students can request an in-person or virtual advising appointment by logging into the Rebel Success Hub or by contacting our office at 702-895-4777. You will need to use your ACE ID to log into the portal. Once in, select your Academic Coordinator to set your appointment. Additional instructions for setting appointments can be accessed here.
Assistance with graduate school application materials
Paid undergraduate research under the guidance of a professor
Funded travel to academic research conferences
Academic counseling and tutoring
Fee waivers for graduate school applications
Workshops for Ph.D. program preparation
Assistance with financial aid, including scholarships and fellowship applications
GRE (Graduate Record Examination) preparation seminar
Students are eligible if they meet the following criteria: