-- The University of Southern Mississippi is currently recruiting
students to participate in its Dr. Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate
was awarded the Dr. Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement
Program grant by the U.S. Department of Education in 1999 to prepare
first-generation, low-income students or students from underrepresented
groups in graduate education for doctoral study.
provided to participants include assessing readiness for doctoral
study; pairing a student with a faculty member for a supervised
research experience; participating in workshops on technical writing
and research skills; assisting in preparation for the GRE and graduate
school application process; enabling travel to prospective graduate
schools and professional conferences.
to participate are undergraduate students who are high achievers
interested in pursuing a doctoral degree; interested in research;
maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better; low-income and first-generation
students or from underrepresented groups in doctoral studies; juniors
or seniors with at least 60 hours of college credit by Sept. 2004;
U.S. citizens or permanent residents; able to attend weekly meetings/workshops
and interested in being mentored by a professor and graduate student
through a research experience.
If you would
like to schedule a program presentation for your department, class,
or organization, please contact Susan Bourland at 266-2910 or Frederick
Varnado at firstname.lastname@example.org.