In 2004, senior Jennifer Burge was one of those 77 computer science students to receive this very prestigious award.  Burge was in a competitive pool with  students from such schools as MIT, Harvard, Princeton and Stanford.  In addition to tuition,  the NSF fellowship carries a stipend of $30,000  per year for a maximum of three years.  Burge will attend graduate school at Duke University where she will pursue a Ph.D. in computer science.