Undergraduate Education and Scholarships
Scholarships and enrichment programs help Aggies succeed!

A UC Davis education is rich with academic rigor, experiential learning, and resources that help students graduate on time and succeed in a broad range of rewarding careers. Scholarship funds support these efforts by allowing remarkable students from all backgrounds to make the most of their education, elevating our university to even greater heights. 

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education offers programs that enhance the dynamic intellectual life of our research university, from students’ first day on campus until they graduate. Our programs help students be the change-makers they want to be and support faculty in maximizing ongoing student success.

This Give Day, we feature challenges for the following Undergraduate Education initiatives:

  • Washington Program
  • Cote Family Award Support Fund 
  • ASUCD Equity And Inclusion Award Support Fund in Honor of Chancellor Gary S. May 

Undergraduate Student Scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships reduce the burden of student loan debt and provide the opportunity for our students to explore new ideas, accelerate groundbreaking discoveries and serve their communities.

This Give Day, we feature challenges for the following Undergraduate Student Scholarship initiatives:

  • CALESS Scholarship Fund

Our goal is to empower UC Davis students with every resource they need to thrive through supportive programming and by providing them the financial support they need to succeed.

Join us by investing in our students’ exceptional promise and the incredible impact they will have throughout their lives.

Can I give now? Before Give Day starts?
Apr 16, 2022

Of course you can! 

Click on any challenge or page on this site, and you will be directed to an area where you can support UC Davis or UC Davis Health.

We know you are busy. That's why we made it possible for everyone to give early and be counted on Give Day. 

Join us today, if you want to! 

Every gift makes a difference! And we appreciate your support!

Join us for the fun this Give Day by becoming a Social Ambassador!
Apr 15, 2022

Give Day is only a week away! Have you signed up to be a Social Ambassador yet? 

It's very easy to become one! Follow these steps or watch the video included below!

1) Join here! 

2) Support UC Davis or UC Davis Health by posting links to their Give Day web pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tik Tok before and during Give Day. 

3) Include in your post a brief story about these places that makes you smile.

4) Include at least one of our hashtags to pull your Twitter or Instagram posts onto the tagboard on our main page! #ucdavisgiveday, #everyaggiecounts, #ucdhstrong

5) If you enjoy a little friendly competition, you can easily track how many gifts you help bring in through your own social ambassador dashboard on this site. (If you don't like to compete, that's ok! Just enjoy making a positive difference for the areas you promote.)

Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 37
2 OR 2
3 WI 1
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
$15,000 Challenge from the Cote Family to support first-generation students
Thanks to Christine & Mark for their generous support--and to all those who gave to the Cote Family Award Support Fund on Give Day!
CBS Honors Scholarship Challenge
THANK YOU to alumnus George Lin, his wife Ann and everyone who gave to the CBS Honors Scholarship Challenge. Thanks to your generosity, our scholarship packages will be more competitive for our incoming students in fall 2022. We are very grateful for your support!
$10,000 - ASUCD Equity and Inclusion Award Support Fund in honor of Chancellor Gary S. May
Thank you Chris & Barbara for your generous support of the ASUCD Equity and Inclusion Award Support Fund!
CALESS Scholarship Fund Challenge
THANK YOU to all those who gave to the CALESS Scholarship Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your generous gift and look forward to your continued support of these outstanding students.
10 / 10 Gifts
UC Davis Washington Program Challenge
THANK YOU to Abby Lunardini and Nick Owens and all those who gave to the UC Davis Washington Program Challenge this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
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