Application page for the TRiO and McNair Scholars Programs. Our mission is to assist low-income, first generation, and underrepresented students to be successful in higher education. Please select the program application you wish to submit below. Please visit www.unr.edu/trio for more information on the TRiO Scholars Program and www.unr.edu/mcnair for information on the McNair Scholars Program.

If you already began your application and are a returning applicant, please click on "View Your Applications."

Thank you for your interest in the TRiO Scholars Program!

The TRiO Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for 2016 fall semester. Priority consideration will be given as follows:
  • Incoming Freshmen - applications submitted before April 29th, 2016
  • Continuing College Students - applications submitted before June 15th, 2016
Please take your time and answer all the questions on our application to the best of your knowledge. Should you need additional time to complete our application, you do have the ability to save your progress and finish the application later. Our application process is a two-step process:
  1. You will complete the current application below.
  2. Qualified applicants will be sent another link where additional materials will be required.
We process our applications twice a year - before fall and spring semesters. If your application is not considered for your desired semester, we will keep it on file and will consider you for our waitlist.

If you have any questions, please call our office at (775) 784-6044.