Recent Graduate School Admission Offers!

Congratulations to Leonardo Bautista, our former Gateway Scholar (2020-2021), on being accepted to pursue a Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine in the fall! He also received an acceptance from Oregon State University! We are excited to announce that Jasmin Sanchez, a Gateway Scholar (2020-2021), started her Doctorate program in Occupational Therapy at USC in Fall 2023! …

Noor, Arianna, Yesenia

Noor Traina: Accepted on a full scholarship to Harvard Divinity School and to UChicago Divinity School on the Dean’s Scholarship Arianna Montero: Accepted on a full scholarship to USC’s Graduate MFT program Yesenia Brasby: Accepted into the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Conference in New Orleans in February to present findings. 

2015 Graduate School Admits, Research Course, Institute, Symposium

The 2014-2015 academic year was a rewarding experience for the students, staff, and faculty that participated in the USC Gateway/McNair Scholars Program.   Below you’ll find documents including overviews on key components of the program. Click on the PDF or link under each document to access the file. Sincerely, Dr. Richard Andalon, Director & Associate Dean

2013-2014 USC McNair Scholar Services!

This year, the USC McNair Scholars Program received a record number of applications from a highly competitive pool of faculty-nominated USC undergraduates representing an astoundingly diverse cross-section of majors, graduate school plans, and research interests. Applications were reviewed by a committee comprised of faculty, deans, provosts, staff and students. We selected 26 outstanding students for the 2014 Cohort of the …

Latest Program Report and Evaluation

Submitted by: Dr. Richard Andalon Report Prepared for the USC Office of the Provost & U.S. Department of Education USC Office of Undergraduate Programs:  McNair Scholars Program, 1995 – 2014 The USC Office of Undergraduate Programs, through the McNair Scholars Program, promotes student success through faculty mentorships, research experiences, graduate school preparation, professional development, and a series of academic skills …

USC McNair Scholar Latest Achievments

Please join us in congratulating these outstanding USC McNair Scholars. These undergraduates have published, presented their research at regional and national conferences, and received awards and grants. Please visit this page again as we will continue highlighting McNair Scholar achievements. The following represents student highlights during the 2012-2013 academic year. Andrea Porter was accepted to present her research entitled, “Two …

Apply Now! New Scholar Recruitment 2013-14

What’s Your Passion? Are you approaching your undergraduate studies with a passion and strategically in order to better prepare for your future? Are you passionate about engaging in research in an area of great interest to you? Do you want to make a difference in society through your studies and professional pursuits? Are you passionate about pursuing graduate-level studies? If …

2013 Graduate School Admission Offers!

We would like to congratulate the following USC McNair Scholars on their recent admission to graduate-level programs. We look forward to learning about their ongoing achievements and experiences. We will continue to post more graduate school admission offers as we learn about them in the months ahead. Please refer to this site for periodic updates. Join us in congratulating the …

Spring 2013 USC McNair Program Newsletter

Please review our latest USC McNair Scholars Program Newsletter. In this newsletter, you’ll find: Important program updates Students recently selected for the program Students presenting research at conferences and publishing their work Students acquiring competitive scholarships/fellowships (outside of McNair) New team member introductions Student highlights Sincerely, Dr. Richard Andalon, Associate Dean & Director

Student Services & Opportunities

This fall the USC McNair Scholars Program is pleased to provide eligible undergraduates a series of services and opportunities designed to promote academic achievement, professional development, and supplemental funding.