Regulation 34 CFR 647.3 (a) (1-5) states that the McNair Program Citizenship and/or Residency eligibility requirements are as follows:
An eligible McNair Scholar:
(a)(1) Is a citizen or national of the United States; or
(2) Is a permanent resident of the United States; or
(3) Is in the United States for other than a temporary purpose and provides evidence from the Immigration and Naturalization Service of his or her intent to become a permanent resident; or
(4) Is a permanent resident of Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; or
(5) Is a resident of one of the Freely Associated States.