Academic Year Program

Your commitment to the McNair Scholars Program doesn't end with the summer component -- for the rest of your undergraduate career until you graduate, you are expected to participate in certain activities during the academic year.

These commitments are:

  • Participate in Toastmasters meetings (every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:00 PM).
  • Meet with the Director a minimum of twice a semester for support in the graduate school application process.
  • Meet with your Mentor a minimum of twice a semester.
  • Present your summer research findings at the annual Student Scholarship Day at GVSU.
  • Draft a research proposal
  • Participate in and complete the Career Seminar

If you have questions about these requirements, please contact Dolli Lutes at

Page last modified September 25, 2014