Thank you for your interest in our McNair Scholars program!  Please complete this application as thoroughly as possible.  You cannot save and restart this application and it will timeout after 30 minutes and not submit.  You may want to review the included items, take some time to make notes and gather the required documents, save your answers, and then return to submit your application.  If you have any questions, please call our office at 208-885-9081 or email

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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. Home Phone
Cell Phone *
6. U of I Email *
Alternate Email *
7. Current Grade Level *
8. Intended Semester & Year of Graduation: *
9. Date of Birth *
10. Gender Identity *
Preferred Pronoun
11. Ethnicity/Race: Please select "Yes" to all that applies and "No" to all that does not apply on how you identify your ethnicity/race.
Is the applicant 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:
13. Has your mother (natural or adoptive mother) received/earned a 4-year college/university *
14. Has your father (natural or adoptive father) received/earned a 4-year college/university degree *
15. Do you have a permanent disability? *
16. Please answer the following questions about yourself if you (the student) are less than 24 years old. Otherwise skip to #17
a. Are you married ?
b. Do you have any children or other dependents (other than spouse) who supply more than half their support?
c. At any time since reaching 13 years of age, were you an orphan,in foster care, or a ward of the court?
d. Prior to reaching 18 years of age, were you emancipated minor or did you have a court-appointed legal gaurdian?
e. Are you serving on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Armed Force?
f. Are you a US Armed Forces veteran who was on active duty and was released under conditions other than dishonorable conduct?
g. Are you in college and working on a master's (e.g. M.A.,M.S.),professional (e.g. M.D., J.D.) or doctoral degree?
h. Are you less than 18 years of age and have no parent or guardian?
i. Are you homeless (i.e., you lack a fixed, regular ,and adequate nighttime residence) or at risk of becoming homeless?
17. You must answer the following questions about yourself if you are at least 24 years old or you answered YES to any of the questions on #16
Your parent(s) must answer the following questions about themselves if you are less than 24 years old AND you answered NO to questions on #16
a. What is the total number of persons (including you) in your family?
b. Family's taxable (not total) income from the last year calendar year
My family's taxable (not total) income from the last year calendar was:
My family did not file a federal income tax return for the last calendar year. My family's total income for the last January to December calendar year was:
If YOU (the student) are less than 24 years old and answered NO to all the questions in #16 YOUR parent/legal guardian MUST also read and sign this document.
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 authorize the use of my photograph in TRIO McNair publications and media releases.
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.
Student Signature *
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Date: *
1. Are you currently enrolled in the University of Idaho? *
Major *
Cumulative GPA *
Major GPA *
Do you plan to attend graduate school (Ph.D. Program) immediately (within 3 months) after obtaining your undergraduate degree from U of I? *
Do you plan to attend graduate school (Ph.D Program) a year or more after obtaining your undergraduate degree from U of I? *
2. What are your career goals? *
3. Do you need a Ph.D. to pursue your career goals? *
4. 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? *
5. What specific services provided by McNair do you believe you need? *

6. 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
Name two barriers that will keep you from achieving your degree? *