A select group of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-River Falls begin the program each academic year. Scholars admitted to the McNair Scholars Program have made a personal commitment to pursue graduate study upon completion of their baccalaureate degree. McNair scholars are matched with faculty mentor(s) in their discipline. McNair scholars conduct research and attend professional and academic conferences to present their research. McNair Scholars attend seminars and are guided in graduate entrance exam preparation and the graduate school application process.