McNair Summer Research Institute

McNair Summer Research Institute is an intensive eight-week (June & July) research experience that is fully funded by the Rutgers McNair Program. During the summer, students will work closely with tenured and tenure-tracked faculty to define, develop, and conduct a research project. Additionally, scholars can receive 3-6 degree credits for participation in the Summer Institute, as well as other great benefits, such as:

  • Independent Research with a faculty member
  • Paid stipend
  • Institutional visits to graduate programs
  • Professional development workshops
  • On-campus housing and meals for entire eight weeks
  • Exposure to cultural and scholarly activities
  • Use of the latest technology during the summer