Montana State University

McNair Scholars Program

Montana State University
240 Gaines Hall
P.O. Box 172560
Bozeman, MT 59717

Director and Co-P.I.

Shelly Hogan, Ph.D.

Administrative Associate

Kate Delaney

For more information:

Tel: (406) 994-5072
Fax: (406) 994-7989
Email: mcnair@montana.edu


Resources

Communications Toolkit

http://www.coe.montana.edu/ie/faculty/stanley/IECommunications/default.htm

First Generation Students - college info

http://www.firstgenerationstudent.com/

ChemCollective Virtual Lab

www.chemcollective.org

WeTransfer (to email large files)

www.wetransfer.com/

EndNote

Desktop version available on the McNair laptop or the McNair office. Or create a free web account https://www.myendnoteweb.com/EndNoteWeb.html.
Free Citation Management: EndNote Web - http://guides.lib.montana.edu/content.php?pid=70407&sid=2061060

Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Administered through MSU Career Services

Research Assistance Program

Work with a reference librarian about research questions you have.

Math Learning Center

Drop-in tutoring center

English Writing Center

Individual tutors, trained students, and professional can help you
• Discover topics
• Generate ideas
• Find supporting materials
• Develop details
• Organize
• Edit
• Utilize computers

Montana Chapter of ASPIRE

See all the programs available in the state

Student AAA

Special membership price for students 17-24 yeras old. Safe ride, safe tow, bike assistance and more.

 

GRE

MSU Library Testing & Education Reference Center
Access GRE Prep materials
http://www.lib.montana.edu/resources/about.php?id=150&title=Testing+%26amp%3B+Education+Reference+Center

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Information

General Test
Subject Test

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Preparation

The McNair office will provide GRE study materials, access to practice exams, and GRE workshops. They can also assit you with registering for the exam and completing the paperwork for the exam fee reduction.

MSU Testing Service

They provide a wide range of academic and professional exams, both computerized and paper examinations.

 

Graduate School

Graduate Schools That Offer Fee Waivers to McNair Scholars -
http://www.coenet.us/files/mcnair_scholars_fee_waiver_list-At_a_Glance_101813.pdf

Graduate School Campus Visitations (some may be paid for by the institution)
http://mcnairscholars.com/campus-visitations/

College Planning Network
http://www.collegeplan.org/

School Guides
http://www.schoolguides.com/

GradSchools.com
http://www.gradschools.com/

Council of Graduate Schools
http://www.cgsnet.org/

An Introduction to Graduate School
http://www.mastersdegree.net/resources/an-introduction-to-grad-school-obtaining-your-masters-or-mba/

 

Financial Aid

U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid website:
Financial Aid Toolkit

GradSense provides a variety of helpful links to educate students on financing their education:
http://gradsense.org/gradsense/helpful-links

TurboTax Guides and Information for Funding Educational Costs
https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/all-articles-and-videos/College

SMART Scholarship (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation)
http://smart.asee.org/

Program for Excellence and Equity in Research (PEER flyer)
http://web.utk.edu/~scaleit/

Minority Fellowship Program of the American Nurses Association (MFP flyer)
http://www.emfp.org/

Financial Aid Overview
http://www.csumentor.edu/finaid/steps/

CollegeBoard Scholarships and Aid
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/pay/scholarships-and-aid/

Financial Aid FAQs
http://www.getreadyforcollege.org/pdfGR/FinAidFAQ.pdf

USAFunds Scholarships
http://www.usafunds.org/scholarship

FinAid Scholarship Scams
http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml

15 Common Financial Aid Scams
http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2011/08/09/15-common-financial-aid-scams-to-watch-out-for/

US News Paying for College
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college


Institutional Review Board (IRB) Information

MSU IRB
http://www2.montana.edu/irb/

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
https://www.citiprogram.org/default.asp?language=english


National McNair Events

National McNair Website- "Events for Scholars"


McNair Conferences

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Univeristy of North Texas

Oklahoma State University

University of Maryland at College Park

University of Washington


Conferences

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Educational Research Association

National Undergraduate Literature Conference

NCUR 2012

SACNAS

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students


McNair Field Trips

Yellowstone National Park

Native American reservations and Tribal Colleges

Butte Folk Festival

Art Museum Tours

Rendezvous at Red Lodge

Buffalo Bill Historical Center