McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program was established at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at its Prescott, Arizona campus in 1999. It is one of 156 Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The programs are named for astronaut and Challenger crewmember Dr. Ronald E. McNair. The McNair Scholars Program came to the Daytona Beach Campus in 2007.