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B.E.T. McNair Scholars
BET McNair Award #P217A220220, sponsored by the Department of Education, actively encourages, supports, and prepares students with demonstrated potential toward higher education as the pathway to equal opportunity.
The BET McNair Scholars Program provides STEM* graduate school preparation to low income first time-first year students and first year transfer students who are historically underrepresented including one on one mentorship, self developmental workshops, research, and internships to address barriers to higher education.
*STEM at CSUEB includes biochemistry, biological science, chemistry, computer engineering, computer science,environmental science, geology, industrial engineering, kinesiology, mathematics, physics, psychology, speech pathology & audiology, and statistics.
- First-generation, low income, and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, and/or,
- Are a racially or ethnically underrepresented student and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
- Being a part of a diverse, supportive, learning community
- One-to-one relationship with faculty mentor and discipline advisor
- Connections with goal-oriented students with a similar background
- Workshops, courses, and seminars on topics related to graduate school preparation
- A paid summer research experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor
- Opportunities to present research at national conferences
- Assistance in securing admission and financial aid for enrollment in graduate programs
- Academic and career counseling