CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Award program recognizes undergraduate students who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. Nominees must attend a university or college located in the United States or Canada, and must be nominated by the department chair or a faculty member. Each department may nominate a total of two male and two female candidates. Preference is given to students in their senior year (or the equivalent). In addition to evidence of significant research contributions, the committee also considers the student's academic record and service to the community.