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FY 2012 Pre-Application Workshops and Webinars

Updated: February 9, 2012

First workshop: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Department of Education will host a series of 10 pre-application workshops and/or webinars for the FY 2012 competition for grants under the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement (McNair) Program. The first of the series will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

For hotel information or directions for the first McNair workshop, please contact:

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Telephone: 202-483-3000

Although pre-registration is not a requirement for attendance, by doing so (on or before February 10th for the first on-site workshop), you would help us ensure sufficient workshop materials are available. To pre-register for any of the McNair Program on-site workshops, please go to the following Web page:


The sites and dates for the remaining workshops planned follow:

  1. Atlanta, GA: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
  2. Los Angeles, CA: Thursday, February 23, 2012
  3. Las Vegas, NV: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
  4. Jacksonville, FL: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  5. Detroit, MI: Thursday, March 1, 2012


The dates and registration information for the McNair Program pre-application webinars planned follow:

Friday, March 2, 2012 -- 10:00 a.m. (Washington, DC time)

Friday, March 2, 2012 -- 2:00 p.m. (Washington, DC time)

Monday, March 5, 2012 -- 10:00 a.m. (Washington, DC time)

Monday, March 5, 2012 -- 2:00 p.m. (Washington, DC time)

NOTE: You may not utilize Federal funds to subsidize or pay in full any costs associated with attending any of the planned McNair workshops.

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Last Modified: 02/09/2012