Center for Educational Opportunity Programs

 WELCOME TO MKN HEARTLAND MCNAIR CONFERENCE

                          SEPTEMBER 25 -  26, 2020

The Virtual McNair Heartland Research Conference offers undergraduates the opportunity to...

  • present their research in a friendly yet formal academic setting,
  • network with other McNair Scholars,
  • explore opportunities for graduate study, and
  • become eligible for a drawing to win a scholarship.

The conference highlights include individual student research presentations, a graduate recruitment fair, speakers and panel discussions, a pre-conference workshop on writing graduate admissions essays, and opportunities to interact with graduate school faculty and staff. 

MKN HEARTLAND SCHOLARSHIPS

MKN has established four scholarships for Heartland Conference presenters.

  • Four (4) scholarships of $250 awarded
  • All current conference presenters eligible
  • NO APPLICATION REQUIRED

QUESTIONS? Contact Kari Azevedo at (660) 543-4135 or by e-mail: kazevedo@ucmo.edu

 

CONFERENCE CONTACTS:

Dr. Kari Azevedo, University of Central Missouri
660-543-4135
kazevedo@ucmo.edu

Mulu Lemma M.S.Ed., University of Kansas
785-864-3412
leyesus1@ku.edu

Dr. Shanna Eggers, Emporia State University
620-341-5097
seggers@emporia.edu

Maggie R Borders, M.A. (she/her), Kansas State University
785-532-5359
mborders@ksu.edu