Alumni Association Chapter annual Undergraduate Summer Research, Travel, and Educational Enrichment Award The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) Alumni Association Chapter is pleased to sponsor an annual Undergraduate Summer Research, Travel, and Educational Enrichment Award. The award is intended for use by undergraduate students within CMNS to help to defray costs related to conducting research, travelling to field courses or conferences, or other summer activities that enhance or expand the student©ös educational and professional development. The award shall not be used to provide tuition support for regular summer school courses. We anticipate making several awards of up to $2000 each. Award recipients will be invited to an alumni chapter meeting to present a summary of their funded summer experience. The fund supported three student experiences in summer 2012: Short courses in tropical animal science in Belize in support of a the students' goal of becoming a veterinarian; Conducting research at UMD on the pathogen Leishmania; and Studying multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Mumbai, India. Students whose planned summer research or educational activities fall within the scope of this award are encouraged to apply. The award is open to students from all CMNS majors. For more information about the award, and how to apply, please see the following website: http://www.cmns.umd.edu/ugradtravel2012 All application materials must be submitted by 5 PM on Friday, January 25, 2013. Applications will be reviewed during February. We anticipate notifying awardees and announcing decisions by March 1, 2013.