McNair Graduate Entrance Fellowship (MGEF)

McNair scholars, accepted and enrolled in a graduate degree program at UWM, are eligible to receive a one-time, $3,000 award in their first term of graduate studies.

MGEF requirements and conditions include:

  1. You must be accepted and enrolled in the Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 term.
  2. You must submit a completed and signed Official TRIO McNair Application Fee Waiver. No other documentation will be accepted to waive the application fee or present eligibility for MGEF. Please allow 7-10 business days for application fee processing.
  3. The incentive cannot be used as a reimbursement.
  4. The MGEF fellowship is non-transferable.

If you have any questions, please contact Dana-María Baldwin, Coordinator of Graduate Diversity & Inclusion at