Support COSMOS Scholarships this Give Day!

Each summer, COSMOS brings together middle and high school STEM students from throughout California to four UC campuses, including UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, and UC San Diego.

With your help, we can be ready to provide more than $300,000 in tuition-relieving financial aid. This support removes obstacles for hard-working students who otherwise might not be able to participate in this special program.

Each summer, COSMOS brings together middle and high school STEM students from throughout California to UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, and UC San Diego. This year's challenge will provide tuition-relieving financial aid for deserving and qualified students. Join us!

COSMOS launches STEM careers, propelling the brightest young minds in California to pursue their passions and interests in STEM fields. Together, we motivate, challenge and support the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators. Gifts, of any size, align with this purpose and make a significant difference. 

This year we have a special challenge issued by proud parents of a COSMOS alumna who is now an Aggie! Please join Tom Yih and Eva Wang in their effort to create access to all qualified students interested in COSMOS!

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 9
2 TX 1
3 AA 0
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
COSMOS Scholarship Challenge
Thank you to Tom Yih and Eva Wang and all the generous donors who helped us meet this challenge! These gifts will help COSMOS continue to provide a challenging and formative experience for California's next generation of STEM leaders.
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