Graduate Studies
Support Graduate Studies this Give Day!

UC Davis Graduate Studies supports graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in nearly a hundred disciplines, ranging from cultural studies to veterinary medicine. UC Davis master’s and doctoral graduates become leaders in their fields – researchers, teachers, politicians, mentors and entrepreneurs. Graduates go on to guide, define and impact change to address challenges within our global community.


This year on Give Day, we’ve chosen several areas your gift can support:


The UC Davis Grad Slam Award Fund

Gifts to the UC Davis Grad Slam Award Fund recognize and reward the bright and promising graduate students from UC Davis that participate in the UC Grad Slam, an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research in 3 minutes or less for a general audience.

Graduate Student Fellowship Fund
Gifts to the Graduate Studies Fellowship Fund help support talented and ambitious students across 99 distinct graduate programs, allowing UC Davis to help us to attract, retain, and recognize the next generation of researchers, teachers, politicians, artists, industry leaders, mentors and entrepreneurs.

If you haven't given for Employee Giving Month...
Apr 21, 2018

you can do it on Give Day! Join us and give to a place you are passionate about!

Our graduate students ask big questions...
Apr 20, 2018

break disciplinary boundaries and challenge conventional thinking. That is why our graduate programs are on the rise.

The Grad Slam Challenge
Thank you! While we didn’t meet our challenge goal together we did make a big difference for student research. Graduate Studies leadership still made their generous gift of $4,000. Thank you for participating in UC Davis Give Day!
14 / 14 Gifts
Employee Giving Challenge | American Pacific Mortgage
We reached our goal of 250 gifts! Thank you to our donors for your generosity and for unlocking $10,000 from American Pacific Mortgage for the Larry N. Vanderhoef Staff Scholarship Fund.
250 / 250 Gifts
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