Minority Undergraduate Participation Program (UMEB Program)
Botanical Society of America (BSA) is pleased to announce the third
year of a program entitled "Increasing diversity at the
annual Botanical Society of America meeting."
program is supported by the National Science Foundation (Undergraduate
in Environmental Biology (UMEB) Program) and will provide financial
and professional assistance for 10 minority (African-Americans,
Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives and persons
with disabilities) undergraduate
research students to attend the Botany 2005 conference.
a supportive mentoring network and orientation activities,
will be integrated into professional and social activities
of the Botany 2005 conference.
you are interested in serving as a mentor for one or more of the
undergraduate students participating
in the UMEB program, please indicate your interest on your Botany
form. Faculty, researchers, post docs, graduate students,
and administrators are all needed and encouraged to serve as mentors.
more information about the UMEB program, click