Center for Educational Opportunity Programs

Virtual Graduate Fair Exhibit Hall


Why attend the Virtual Graduate Fair Exhibit Hall at the McNair Heartland Conference? 

  • To recruit high‐quality applicants to your program:  McNair Scholars have conducted independent research as undergraduates, have been mentored by faculty, and plan to attend graduate school to earn doctoral degrees. Nationally, 57 percent of McNair Scholars immediately matriculate into graduate programs after earning a bachelor’s degree.
  • To add geographic diversity to your program: You can directly recruit more than 100 McNair Scholars from the Midwest and across the United States.   
  • Meet the brightest students from a broad range of disciplines 
  • To add racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity to your program: McNair Scholars come from a variety of backgrounds

Graduate School Recruitment Fair Registration: $100

Your registration will give representatives

  • An exhibitor page within the conference app (Whova) in which you can post   contact, information about your institution/programs, and links. 
  • Access to attendees’ names and the ability to contact them through the app   for six months Additional Exhibitor  information will be released!
  • The virtual graduate fair exhibit hall will be open through the conference allowing representatives and scholars to interact. 

Questions or comments?

Contact:  Stephanie Raymond at 660-785-4779 or and Heather Cianciola at 660-785-7406 or