UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

McNair Program

McNair Program/Bridge to McNair Application

Background Information

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If applicable, type "Same as current address"
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Have you attended another university or community or technical college? (if yes, which)

Eligibility Information

Ethnicity is considered Hispanic/Latino if a person is of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. Is your ethnicity Hispanic/Latino?

Household Size and Income Information


Please read the following carefully  before answering the next question about financial aid status:

You are Independent if ANY of the following conditions apply to you:

-You were 24 years of age on or before December 31st of last year;
-You have a dependent child or parent;
-You are a member or veteran of the US Armed Forces; or
-At any time since you turned 13, both of your parents were deceased, you were in foster care, or you were a dependent or ward of the court.


You are a Dependent if ALL of the following conditions apply to you:

-You were under the age of 24 on December 31st of last year;
-You do not have a dependent child;
-You are not a member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces; or
-At any time since you turned 13, one or both of your parents were living, you were not in foster care, nor were you a dependent or ward of the court.
What is your financial aid status according to your most recently filed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)?
How many people are in your household (If Independent, include yourself, your spouse, and all children living with you. If dependent, include yourself, your parents, and all other dependents)?
Please indicate your family’s Taxable Income (found on line 11B of the most recent Federal Income Tax return). Do not report your family’s Adjusted Gross Income (which is typically used when completing the FAFSA).

Parental Education Attainment

What is the highest level of education completed by each parent/guardian?
If either (or both) of your parents or guardians completed a Bachelor’s Degree or higher: Did they receive their Bachelor’s Degree(s) after you enrolled in college for the first time?
Were you raised primarily in a single parent/guardian household by a single parent/guardian who had not completed a bachelor’s Degree by the time you enrolled in college for the first time (even if the other parent/guardian completed a Bachelor’s Degree at any point)?



Certification

I certify with my UWRF ID/w# that all of the above information is true, correct, and complete to the best of my knowledge and hereby authorize the UW–River Falls Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program staff to obtain any educational records and/or other information as may be deemed necessary and appropriate to verify my eligibility for the program.
 

Contact Us

mcnair.scholars.program@uwrf.edu
715-425-3528
216 David Rodli Hall
Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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