McNair Scholars Program

The ACU McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRiO program funded by the U. S. Department of Education.  With programs located at over 150 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico, McNair is designed to prepare eligible undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in undergraduate research, conference presentation experience, and other scholarly activities.

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Sam Palomares ('11) | McNair Scholar

Sam Palomares ('11) | McNair Scholar

For Samuel Palomares ('11), research is not a chore or a burden - it's a passion. His love of knowledge has led him to pursue a master's degree in communication at the University of Texas, and participation in ACU's McNair Scholars Program was a crucial step along the way.


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