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Thank you for your interest in applying for the TRIO McNair Scholars Program! We are excited to review your application. Instructions on how to complete the application are listed below.

If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office at or by phone (715) 394-8043.


You are viewing the TRIO McNair Scholars application for the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Our program welcomes applicants who meet the federal requirements for the McNair program as well as are currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, University of Minnesota-Duluth, or Northland College. 

This application is a multi-step process.

Step 1 | Interest & Eligibility Form 
Step 2 | TRIO McNair Scholars Application
Step 3 | Individual Interviews

Completing this step is the Interest & Eligibility Form. After review of your demographic information to determine eligibility a member of the UWS TRIO McNair staff will reach out to you to discuss your eligibility and provide you with Step 2 | TRIO McNair Scholars Application.

**ATTENTION: Progress on this application can not be saved and must be completed in its entirely before submission. Please make sure you set aside 5-10 minutes to complete the application process.


First Name *
Last Name *
Local Address: Street Address *
Local Address: City *
Local Address: State *
Local Address: Zip *
Permanent Address: Street Address *
Permanent Address: City *
Permanent Address: State *
Permanent Address: Zip *


Please list your current contact information for UWS TRIO McNair Staff to contact you regarding your application.

Campus Email Address *
Personal Email Address
Cell Phone *
Home Phone


The following information is used to help determine eligibility for the TRIO McNair Scholars program. Please answer these questions to the best of your ability. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact

Gender *
Date of Birth *


As a federally grant funded program, you must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible for the TRIO McNair Scholars program. If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact

Are you a US Citizen? *
If you are NOT a citizen, are you a permanent resident of the U.S.?


Please answer each drop down question.

Black or African American *
American Indian/Alaskan Native *
Asian *
Hispanic *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
White *


Please review the federal guidelines for income eligibility for TRIO programs, and answer the questions below. If you have any questions reach out to

Are you tax dependent to a parent or guardian? *
Do you meet the federal guidelines for income eligibility for TRIO programs? *


First-generation is defined as a student whose parent's or guardians have NOT COMPLETED a four-year bachelor's degree. (This does NOT refer to associates degrees, trades schools degrees, graduate degrees, etc.)

Are you a first-generation college student? *


Home Campus *
Home Campus Entry Date *
Attended Community College/2-Year Institution *
Home Campus Student ID# *
What is your academic status? *
Major(s) *
Enrollment Status *
Intended Graduation Term *
Cumulative GPA *
Have you ever participated in a TRIO program? *
If yes, please list applicable programs.


I certify all of the above information to be true and I hereby authorize the McNair Scholars Program to disclose or obtain education records and information in a confidential manner in accordance with FERPA, with any faculty or staff member as deemed appropriate by the McNair Scholars Program staff.

*Note: this application uses two-factor authentication to certify the signature.

Signature *
Signature Type: SMS    Start Over
After validation, the cell phone number will become part of the electronic signature.
Cell Phone Number: