McNair Staff Resources

Forms, Procedures, and Other Documents

Below is a list of resources created by members of the McNair community.  Our hope is to be able to post some of the promising practices taking place in the different programs.  Please free to email us at with documents that you might be willing to share with others.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program Resources

The following NSF GRFP resources have been created by Dr. Robin Walker for use by the McNair community.  The repository can be found here. 

In Pursuit of Funding for Graduate School: Presented at the 2018 Heartland McNair Research Conference

Writing GRFP Statements: Presented by Dr. Robin Walker

2018 McNair Promising Practices Presentations

Preparing Scholars for Competitive Fellowships Part I:

Preparing Scholars for Competitive Fellowships Part II:

McNair Life Cycle: Nuts and Bolts

Celebrating Scholar Success: Developing a Social Media Presence

Celebrating Scholar Success: Social Media Worksheet

Wellness for McNair Scholars

Digital Storytelling – Presentation

Digital Storytelling – Worksheet

Developing Academic and Summer Program Curriculum

2018 McNair Promising Practices Graduate School Fair Participants

The University of Minnesota: Graduate Recruitment Resources

The University of Minnesota – Summer Research Programs

Michigan State University – Summer Research Program Brochure

Michigan State University – Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)

Vanderbilt University – Graduate School

Washington State University – Graduate School

Miami University – McNair Graduate Assistantship

University of Rochester – Graduate Visitation Program

University of Rochester – Research Opportunities

2017 McNair Promising Practices Presentations

2016 McNair Promising Practices Presentations

2015 McNair Promising Practices Presentations