Did You Know That…

the Ronald D. and Regina C. McNeil Walking Robotics Laboratory was named in honor of Foundation co-founders, Ronald and Regina McNeil?  The laboratory is housed in the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building at the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

the McNeils are the first Blacks in the University of Michigan’s history to name a department chair–the Ronald D. and Regina C. McNeil Department Chair of Robotics?

in 2019, Foundation co-founders, Regina and Ronald McNeil, were recipients of the University of Michigan’s David B. Hermelin Award for Fundraising Volunteer Leadership?  It is the University’s highest recognition for donors and volunteers.

the Foundation is a proud sponsor of the Detroit Urban Debate League? Mr. McNeil serves as Chair Emeritus of the Advisory Board.

Mr. McNeil serves on Dean’s Leadership Advisory Board at the University of Michigan College of Engineering?

co-founder Ronald McNeil is a HistoryMaker?

there are two McNeil Scholar Programs?

First Time Applicants and McNeil Scholars should read the Application Guidelines, the Eligibility & Selection Criteria and the Application Instructions before completing their application to The McNeil Scholar Program-Detroit and The McNeil Scholar Program-Lana’i?

applicants should email The Foundation at scholars@rmcneilfoundation.org if they have additional questions about any of the Endowments or Scholarship Funds established by The Foundation?

applicants can submit their FAFSA as early as October 1st?

your state or university deadline date for the FAFSA may be different from the federal deadline date?

with a biennial $750 donation to The Ronald D. & Regina C. McNeil Foundation, Inc., you can enter a raffle to win a football package that includes two preferred tickets and one game day parking pass to a University of Michigan home football game? Click on Michigan Football for more information.

Detroit Public Schools Community District high school graduates matriculating to an accredited state community college are also eligible to become McNeil Scholars?

Lana’i High and Elementary School graduates matriculating to an accredited community college within the United States are also eligible to become McNeil Scholars?

you should check the website of the college or university of your choice for additional sources of financial assistance including scholarship programs only offered at their institution? Apply early; many deadlines occur before February 1st of every year.

February 1 is the deadline date to register for the Detroit Promise Scholarship?