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Applicants Sought for McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

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The McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) at The University of Southern Mississippi is currently seeking appplicants. The application deadline is Friday, May 10.

The program prepares and encourages undergraduate students who are members of groups often underrepresented in graduate programs to pursue doctoral studies in mathematics, the sciences, psychology, education, the arts and humanities.

Applicants must be a first-generation college student and be income-eligible or from a group underrepresented in graduate education.  Applicants must also be undergraduates that have accumulated at least 60 credit hours by the end of summer 2013 and have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Applications are available in the McNair Scholars Program office, located in McLemore Hall Room 202 on the Hattiesburg campus. For more information call 601.266.6910 or visit www.usm.edu/success/mcnair-scholars-program.