NAICU Washington Update

New Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Grantees Announced

August 26, 2022

Thirty-three NAICU member institutions have been awarded a Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement (McNair) Program grant for FY2022, the Department of Education announced. The Department awarded $51.7 million in grants to a total of 189 institutions.

The McNair Program awards discretionary grants to higher education institutions for projects designed to provide disadvantaged college students with effective preparation for doctoral study. This program is one of the seven programs collectively known as the Federal TRIO Programs.

The following NAICU members received a grant award: 
  • Augsburg University (MN) 
  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Bloomfield College (NJ)
  • Boston College (MA)
  • Clarkson University (NY)
  • Cornell University (NY)
  • DePaul University (IL)
  • Earlham College (IN)
  • Gannon University (PA)
  • Hampton University (VA)
  • Harding University (AR)
  • Heritage University (WA)
  • Johnson C. Smith University (NC)
  • Knox College (IL)
  • Lee University (TN)
  • Loyola Marymount University (VA)
  • Marquette University (WI)
  • Mercy College (NY)
  • Miles College (AL)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (TX)
  • Rider University (NJ)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)
  • Saint John's University (NY)
  • Siena Heights University (MI)
  • Southern Methodist University (TX)
  • Talladega College (AL)
  • Texas Christian University (TX)
  • Trinity University (TX)
  • University of Rochester (NY)
  • Virginia Union University (VA)
  • Wellesley College (MA)
  • Wesleyan University (CT)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (LA)
Several additional McNair awards will be announced on a second slate, expected in September.

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