Juliet Santiago receives UF McNair scholarship

Published: March 27th, 2017

Category: Recent News

Congratulations to Juliet Santiago, an undergrad in Dr. Gordon Mitchell’s lab. Juliet has been selected to participate in the University of Florida’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program for 2017-2018.

The University of Florida (UF) Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and serves a diverse group of talented UF juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing graduate education and earning a doctorate.

Award: UF McNair provides scholars with a $2800 research stipend, GRE preparation course, travel money to attend the program’s conferences and prospective graduate institutions (amount not disclosed), and application fee waivers for graduate school.

Requirements: Students must demonstrate a true commitment to pursuing doctoral studies and agree to participate in all of the following: intensive faculty-guided summer research program, ongoing research/scholarly activity during the academic year, summer research methods & writing course, summer GRE prep classes, seminars, workshops, and advisement meetings with McNair staff. Participants are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.