McNair Scholars Program Application

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To help you through the McNair Scholars Application, please start by reading these Application Instructions.

REGISTRATION

Before you start, you will need:

  • Parents' 2017 taxable income required for dependent students
  • Your 2017 taxable income required for independent students 
  • Parents' education level (highest degree earned)

ENTER YOUR RECOMMENDERS

Two Letters of Recommendation are required. Once you enter your recommenders into this portal, they will receive an automated message requesting their letter of recommendation on your behalf. We recommend that you provide these Recommender Instructions to your letter writers. 

MATERIALS UPLOAD

The following materials are required for the Wellesley McNair Scholars Program:

  • Application Essays*
  • Release Form*
  • Waiver Form*
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript

*Following submission of your Registration, you will receive an automated email that contains a link to the 2019 McNair Scholars Application Essays, Release Form, and Waiver Form.