Eligibility | Kent State University

Eligibility

To become a McNair Scholar, you must:

  • Must have at least a 2.80 grade point average
  • Must have completed the sophomore year
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be a first generation college student who meets income guidelines OR from an ethnic group underrepresented in doctoral programs (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaskan or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)