Thank you for your interest in our McNair Scholars program! This is Part 1 of 4 of the full application. Once you complete this form, go back to to complete Parts 2, 3, and 4.

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Student Demographic Information

1. Last Name *
First Name *
Middle Name *
2. Vandal ID (V#) *
3. Permanent Mailing Address: *
City *
State *
Zip *
4. Local Address (leave blank if same as permanent address)
5. Cellphone *
6. U of I Email *
Personal Email *
7. Current Year in University *
Cumulative GPA *
Major(s) *
Academic Certificate(s)
8. Anticipated Semester & Year of Graduation: *
9. Date of Birth *
10. Gender Identity *
11. Ethnicity/Race: Please select "Yes" to all that you self-identify as and "No" to those that do not self-identify as.
Hispanic/Latino *
American Indian/Alaskan Native *
Asian *
Black or African American *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
White *
12. Citizenship *
If permanent resident what is your resident number:


1. Are you currently enrolled full-time at the University of Idaho? *
2. Has your mother (natural or adoptive mother) received/earned a 4-year college/university *
3. Has your father (natural or adoptive father) received/earned a 4-year college/university degree *
4. Which of the following best describes your commitment to attend graduate school? Please select the most accurate statement.
5. Please indicate your highest degree objective. Select the most accurate statement.
6. What are your career goals? *
7. Do you need a Ph.D. to pursue your career goals? *


I certify that all of the above information is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
I certify that the information provided concerning citizenship is accurate.
I authorize the release of my college records to TRIO McNair staff.
I understand that the completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance in the TRIO McNair program.
I understand that if I need accommodation for a disability to participate in any of the McNair's scheduled activities, I need to contact McNair office staff.
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I agree to the terms included.
Date: *


1. Have you spoken to any Ph.D. faculty members about your education/career options? *
If so, which Ph.D. faculty member(s) have you spoken to about your career options, and what was their advice?
2. What specific services provided by McNair do you believe you need? *

3. What additional services are you seeking from the TRIO McNair Scholars Program? Check all that apply. *

Class Scheduling
Completing financial aid forms
Career advising
Budgeting and financial planning
Cultural Involvement
4. Name two barriers that will keep you from achieving your degree. Explain how these barriers might prevent you from graduating. *
5. Have you participated OR are currently in any other federal program(s)? Check all that apply.
Upward Bound
Upward Bound - Math and Science
Student Support Services
Education Opportunity Centers
Talent Search
Veteran Upward Bound
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
6. How did you hear about our program? Please select all that apply.
Classroom Visit
Faculty/Advisor Referral
Fellow Student
McNair Scholar
TRIO or McNair Staff
Information Session