The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

University at Albany
Albany, NY.
Type Basic Science Research


Supervision by a faculty mentor, postdoctoral, or advance graduate student

· Weekly seminars, Technology Workshops that are directly related to the academic, personal, and professional growth of scholars

· Preparation on delivery of a research paper and an oral presentation

· Opportunity to possibly co-author a scientific paper with the faculty mentor

· Exposure to state of the art research

Participants Receive

· Stipend $2500
· Room and board
· Access to UAlbany facilities
· Certificate of completion
· College credit


Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident

· Must have completed the sophomore year by June of current Academic year.

· Should have a genuine interest in research, and learning leading towards a Ph. D.

· Must have a 2.8 GPA or higher

· We following NSF criteria: student must be from an African American, Latino, Native American, Alaskan Native, Hawaiian Native, or Native Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian)

More Information

Program Coordinator
Mr. Marc A. Carter
, 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
Phone: 518-442-5183
Fax: 518-442-5419