• Please type your answers to each of the questions below.
  • You must also submit an unofficial transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from a professor.
  • Please make sure you are using a reliable WIFI or internet connection. If the application fails to submit electronically, print a hard copy for your records.

McNair Scholars Program Application

Ethnicity (Please note that the categories and terminology utilized in the question below were determined by the U.S. Department of Education, not by Bowie State University or McNair Scholars Program)*
Are you a US citizen or in the process of becoming one?*
If you are not a US citizen, are you a permanent resident or are you able to provide evidence from the US Citizenship & Immigration Services of your intent to become a permanent resident?
The U.S. Department of Education defines a first-generation college student as an individual who grew up in a household where neither parent had completed a four-year degree before the individual turned 18 years of age. Individuals who grew up in foster care are automatically considered first-generation college students. According to this definition, are you a first-generation college student?*
Highest level of education
Highest level of education
Caretaker's highest level of education
Are you a transfer student? *
Institution where you participated
Are you currently applying to any other pre-graduate and/or research programs?*
Are you currently eligible to receive need-based financial aid at BSU?
Are you considered a dependent or independent student by the BSU Financial Aid Office?
Did your parent(s), legal guardian(s), or caretaker(s) file a 2018 Federal Income Tax Return?*