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McNair Scholars Research Competition and Graduate School Fair
October 18, 2013  •  University of Delaware

Graduate School Fair Exhibitor Information

Graduate School Fair
Friday, October 18, 2013
, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Trabant University Center, 17 E. Main St., Newark, DE 19716

Exhibitor registration closed—Waiting list available

Exhibitor registration for the 2013 graduate school fair has been filled. A waiting list has been created in the event that additional exhibitor space becomes available.

The University of Delaware invites your graduate school to participate in the eleventh National McNair Scholars Research Competition and Graduate School Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013. Come meet an exceptionally talented, research-oriented group of undergraduates who aim to earn graduate degrees and who wish to learn more about graduate school opportunities at your institution. On behalf of the University of Delaware and McNair Scholars from across the country, we hope you will be able to accept our invitation to participate. We look forward to seeing you at the University of Delaware's National McNair Scholars Research Competition and Graduate School Fair.

New this year—A Research Poster Competition will be held during the Graduate School Fair.

Exhibitors must pre-register for the Graduate School Fair—Exhibitor registration for the Graduate School Fair is limited, and is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibitor rates are as follows:

Graduate Fair Exhibitor Registration Fees (Exhibit table and two chairs are provided) Early bird rate (For registration and payment received by September 6, 2013) $260
For registration and payment received September 7-30, 2013 $310
UD Discount Exhibitor Fee $150
Optional resources Electrical power source $40
  Internet access (limited availability) $60

Please register online for the Graduate School Fair:

  • All exhibitors must register and pay in full with credit card or check. Registrations will not be processed without payment. When you're ready, click on the link below to visit our secure registration and payment site. Please complete the online registration form in its entirety.

  • Cancellation and refund policy: Fees may be refunded (less a processing charge of $50) provided the refund request is made in writing and postmarked before October 1, 2013. No refunds will be given after this date. Refunds will be mailed after the conference. In the event that this program is rescheduled or canceled, the University of Delaware is not responsible for any cancellation or change fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

  • On the online registration menu, select Conferences/Symposia
    • Visiting exhibitors: in the sub-menu, click on McNair Scholars Conference–Exhibitors
    • UD college/department exhibitors: in the sub-menu, select McNair Scholars Conference–UD Exhibitors


Information for registered exhibitors

  • Exhibitor sign-in—Sign in for your exhibit table on Friday, October 18 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Trabant University Center

  • Set-up deadlineExhibit tables must be set up by 3:30 p.m. Please allow extra time for travel delays.

  • Parking—Parking is available in the parking garage next to the Trabant University Center. Parking will be validated for Graduate School Exhibitors only.

  • Shipping your exhibit materialsIf you would like to ship your exhibit materials prior to the event, materials must be received no later than Wednesday, October 16, 2013.