TRIO_McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement - #84.217
To provide grants for institutions of higher education to prepare participants for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. Participants are from disadvantaged backgrounds and have demonstrated strong academic potential. Institutions work closely with participants as they complete their undergraduate requirements. Institutions encourage participants to enroll in graduate programs and then track their progress through to the successful completion of advanced degrees. The goal is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society.
(Project Grants) FY 09 $47,527,000; FY 10 $47,594,000; FY 11 $47,594,000
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