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The McNair Scholars Program is a national program that helps undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds prepare for PhD programs. It especially gives students invaluable research experience. Particularly the UC Davis branch offers free services like:

  • Free tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) preparation
  • Funding for travel to research conferences
  • Pre-graduate school advising
  • Presentation assistance
  • Presentation technology training
  • A big study room
  • Computer access
  • E-mail access
  • Class schedule planning
  • Basic budgeting help
  • Basic career counseling
  • Mentoring by graduate students
  • Help choosing a faculty research mentor
  • Science writing assistance
  • Publication opportunities
  • Graduate book library

See National McNair Scholars Program for information from the US Department of Education.