Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are now open!


PLEASE NOTE: Once you begin the application, you must be ready to attach all supplemental documents for review. An incomplete application cannot be saved/accepted.

When filling out the application, please be ready to submit the following documents:

  • Official transcripts (from all colleges attended)
  • Income verification
  • Personal statement (3-pages, typed, double-space)
  • Research experience statement (if applicable)
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Photo of yourself
  • Resume/CV (optional)

Once you are ready to complete the application, please fill it out here: SJSU McNair Scholars Program 2023 Application

If you have any questions, please contact our Program Coordinator, Taylor-Dawn Francis at:

Fall 2023 Informational Sessions

Interested in learning more about the McNair Scholars Program? Join us in an Informational Session to learn more about the program and the application process!

  • In person:
    • Fri, October 6th - 1:00 pm
    • Tues, October 24th - 11:00 am
    • Thur, November 3rd - 2:00 pm
  • On Zoom:
    • Mon, Oct 16th - 12:00 pm - Zoom