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A PRESTIGIOUS LIST OF OVER 35 GRADUATE SCHOOLS

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OVER 300 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARS PARTICIPATING

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OVER 3 DAYS IN SUNNY MIAMI, FLORIDA

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SCHOLARS FROM MORE THAN 50 UNIVERSITIES

ABOUT THE FIU MCNAIR SCHOLARS CONFERENCE

The annual FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference offers a dynamic, interdisciplinary forum in which undergraduate students (not limited to McNair Scholars) come together to share their research, network and partake in various professional development experiences. This year’s conference has over 200 registered participants from 50 different institutions of higher learning.
At the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, you will meet a selective group of exceptionally talented, research- oriented group of undergraduate students from around the country who plan to earn graduate degrees and who wish to learn more about graduate school opportunities. Undergraduates participating in research under the guidance of a professor or industry mentor should take the next step: share the work with others as a poster or oral presentation.

CONFERENCE FEATURES:

  • A keynote speaker
  • Oral and poster sessions
  • A graduate fair
  • Workshops and panel discussions
  • Miami Skyline Closing Cruise Ceremony


“Before you can make a dream come true, you must first have one”

Dr. Ronald E. McNair

MCNAIR AT FIU

The FIU McNair Program, first funded in 2003, is designed to assist its participants in gaining admission to graduate programs leading to a doctoral degree. The FIU McNair Program targets low-income and first generation students and members of underrepresented groups. The FIU McNair program is funded by the U.S Department of Education. Since 2003, the FIU McNair Program has served over 375 undergraduate students. For more information go to www.mcnair.fiu.edu.

ABOUT FIU

As Miami’s first and only public research university, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community. For over four decades, FIU has positioned itself as one of South Florida’s anchor institutions by solving some of the greatest challenges of our time. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of the local and global community. With a student body of nearly 54,000, we are among the top 10 largest universities in the nation and have collectively graduated more than 200,000 alumni, 115,000 of whom live and work in South Florida.