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Research and Study Abroad

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For the last five years, the McNair Summer Research Program (SRP) program has been providing faculty-supervised research experiences to expose McNair Scholars to independent academic research, while simultaneously instilling research skills and experience that makes them more competitive candidates on graduate applications and for future graduate-level work.

Through SRP, McNair participants spend a summer at DePaul or another institution, studying and conducting research with a faculty member in their chosen field. McNair participants also have the option of completing the International Research Experience (IRE) program, which is coordinated by DePaul faculty and takes students abroad for a summer of research and service at a partner university. IRE adds an international travel and service component to a student's summer research experience.

Listed below are some of the colleges and universities at which McNair participants participated in the SRP from 2000 to 2020:

  • Arizona State University
  • Brown University
  • DePaul University
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
  • Howard University
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of California-Los Angeles
  • University of California-Santa Barbara
  • University of California-Santa Cruz
  • University of Illinois-Chicago
  • University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Virginia

For more information, contact:

McNair Scholars Program
Schmitt Academic Center, Suite 166
2320 N. Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 325-4743 | mcnairscholars@depaul.edu