Summer Research Institute

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The Summer Research Institute is a vital component of the SIU Carbondale McNair Scholars Program.   The Institute promotes research activities that are instrumental in preparing undergraduate students to successfully enter graduate programs. 

How does the summer research project help our McNair Scholars?

The summer research project experience is valuable to our McNair Scholars for many reasons.  It provides experience in the various aspects of the research process including:

Our scholars develop critical research skills and improve their communication skills by presenting their research results in both written and oral forms.

We’ll even provide our McNair Scholars with some special tools to help them: