Finances & Funding → McNair Graduate Assistantship Program

The McNair Graduate Assistantship Program was created to provide one year transitional support for students who have successfully completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program as undergraduates. UF provides a limited number of one-year research assistantships for McNair Scholars who are entering a PhD program at this institution. This assistantship program provides a stipend of $13,000, in-state tuition, fees and health insurance for one year. As part of the program, each student will be appointed to a research assistant and expected to conduct research under faculty supervision.

Application Fee Waivers: McNair scholars who apply to UF are eligible for a graduate school application fee waiver. For more information, call Denise Bouton (Assistant Director of Admissions) at 352.392.1365 or

Interested students who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to apply. Please find the application form at: McNair Graduate Assistantship Application (Deadline: February 15, 2016).

Please note: the application must include an official letter from the applicant’s undergraduate McNair Scholars Program director stating that the student was/is in good standing with the program.




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