Summer Research Institute

Summer Research Institute

The 2019 Summer Research Institute will be held on the campus of Wayne State Univeristy. Our tentative dates are: Monday June 18 - Friday August 3, 2019. Institute participants will travel to Ohio State University late June for a campus visitation opportunity, and will also travel to and participate in the Kent State McNair Conference, Thursday July 25 – Saturday July 27, 2019.

McNair Scholars are eligibile to participate in the annual Summer Research Institute. The Institute is an 8 week non-residential program during which scholars conduct independent research under faculty supervision.

Scholars receive the following benefits during participation:

  • Conduct supervised research and write a final research report 
  • Investigate graduate programs of interest
  • Prepare to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Attend various seminars aimed toward preparing for the graduate school application process and enhancing writing/communication skills
  • Recieve a research stipend for completing the research 

Applying to the 2019 Summer Research Institute

The application will be available February 1, 2019. Please check back.  To apply to be a McNair Scholar, view the application PDF.  

Summer 2019 participants are eligible for up to a $2,800 research stipend.

You must have a faculty mentor willing to supervise your research. 

For more information, contact the McNair Scholars Program Director, Bianca Suarez, at 313-577-8810.