Modesto A. Maidique Campus, FIU, Miami
11200 SW 8th Street Miami, Florida 33199



2017 McNair Scholar Research Conference Presentation Winners! 

Physical Sciences Oral Presentations
1st Place Daniela Medina
2nd Place Camila Monsalve
3rd Place Caila Iris DeAbreu
Physical Sciences Poster Presentations
1st Place Naia Butler-Craig
2nd Place Hillary Lopez
3rd Place Daniela Medina 

Life Sciences Oral Presentations
1st Place Maria Yow
2nd Place Heather Ortega
3rd Place Joshua Simpson
Life Sciences Poster Presentations
1st Place Daniel Rivera
2nd Place Camila Sarcone
3rd Place Frances Zengotita 
Social Science Oral Presentations
1st Place Selena Leonardo
2nd Place Emilie Noah
3rd Place Chang lor
Social Science Poster Presentations
1st Place
Vanise Jean-Baptiste
2nd Place
Chazman Childers
3rd Place
Marie Janelle Tacloban



The FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference offers a dynamic, interdisciplinary forum in which Undergraduate Students (not limited to McNair Scholars) can share their research and partake in various professional development experiences. This year’s conference promises to be an amazing experience for all. 

The conference will feature:

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Individual Student Research Presentations (Oral and Poster)
  • Interactive Graduate Fair, Speakers and Panel Discussions
  • Workshops
  • Campus Tours and Activities, and much more.
  • The FIU McNair Scholar Research Conference will be hosting its inaugural Miami Cruise Closing Banquet, featuring scenic views of the Miami Skyline (included in paid registration price, spaces are limited). 


Registration Type 
Registration Deadline 
Early Bird
August 10, 2018
September7, 2018

Deadline for Abstracts

September 28, 2018

Who should attend

  • Undergraduate students involved in high-quality research, under the guidance of faculty, but not limited to McNair scholars.
  • University administrators, faculty and staff working with undergraduate students

Florida International University

A member of the State University System of Florida, FIU is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. 

McNair at FIU 

The FIU Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which runs the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, was established in 2003 and is funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. For more information, click here.


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