Enhanced and Existing Safety at Bowie State

The University President has released a message concerning enhanced and existing safety measures on campus.

Our Story


At its inception in spring semester 2018, the Bowie State University McNair Scholars Program was funded to serve 25 first-generation, low-income, and/or underrepresented students. We are proud to currently have a cohort of 32 participants, with the following achievements:

  • A successful summer institute in 2018
  • Participated in the summer 2018 National Institute of Health graduate fair
  • Hosted Mr. Carl McNair, brother of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, as guest speaker
  • Won second place-best poster award at Florida International University University’s 2018 McNair conference
  • Presented research at the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Indianapolis-Indiana
  • Presented research at the 21st Annual University of North Texas National McNair Conference
  • Attended the 16th Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education-Yale University
  • Attend the 2018 Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference and graduate fair--Harvard University
  • Five participants have been offered opportunities to conduct 2019 summer research at outside institutions (National Institute of Health, Emory University, University of Nairobi-Kenya)