McNair/Gateway Scholars Program USC

Scholar Benefits

A Host of Benefits

  • Research Experience
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Faculty Mentorship
  • $2800 Summer Research Stipend
  • Princeton Review GRE Prep Course
  • Fee Waivers for the GRE, Graduate Applications, etc.
  • Publication Opportunity in the USC Undergraduate McNair/Gateway Journal
  • Conference Travel
  • $200 Graduate School Research Stipend
  • Professional Development
  • Fall Semester Group Travel Visit
  • Ongoing Advising
  • Workshops
  • Summer Housing
  • The Scholar Academic/Professional Gear!
    • Polo
    • Tee-shirt
    • Backpack
    • Business Cards
  • Presentation Experience and Development
  • Assistance in securing admission and financial aid for enrollment in graduate school programs

Graduate Study Programs Attended by Past Scholars

Past McNair Scholars graduated from USC and attended these universities for Graduate Study:

  • USC
  • UCLA
  • UC Berkeley
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Davis
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Irvine
  • Brown University
  • Columbia
  • Cornell
  • Yale
  • And many, many more!

Funding Received by Past Scholars

Past McNair Scholars have also received funding from:

  • Fulbright
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • USC Scholarships/Fellowships including Undergraduate Provost Fellowship, Dornsife SOAR and SURF Stipends, & Undergraduate Student Government Funding