Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program


Participants in the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program may request a waiver of the Ohio University graduate application fee (excluding application to the College of Osteopathic Medicine).

To request a waiver, please submit a letter to the Graduate College from your McNair Program Director that includes the following information:

  • Applicant's full name
  • Applicant's current e-mail address
  • Name of College/University where student participated in McNair Program
  • McNair Program participation dates
  • Name, title and e-mail address of Project Official
  • Project Official's signature

A fee waiver code will be returned to the applicant upon receipt of the waiver request letter.


Fee waivers are valid for applications submitted using the web-based application, and must be requested prior to submitting an application in order to be honored.