Events and Programs

Fall 2020

First-Generation Community Service Project

First-Generation Welcome Week Event

NASPA National First-Generation College Day


McNair Scholars Research Internships Opportunities 

The McNair Research Internship Program provides a six-week summer semester research

internship experience. You will be paired with a Lamar University faculty member whose

research interests match your own, and under the direction of this mentor, you will participate in a research project. Other highlights of your internship provided by the program include:

  • up to a $2,800 stipend for the internship period
  • three semester hours in an undergraduate research course, tuition, room and board during the internship period
  • funded trips to professional conferences and graduate school visits
  • access to laptops during the internship
  • individualized seminars on research skills, the graduate school application process, financial support available to graduate students, and preparation for the GRE
  • access to research and computing facilities and
  • opportunities to interact with successful role models who have earned terminal degrees