The scholarship is awarded in the first year of graduate study at UC Davis.


  • $10,000 stipend paid in three quarterly installment beginning November 1 (first year only)
  • 25% academic appointment (Graduate Student Researcher, Teaching Assistant or Reader). Salary scales are available online.
  • Full or partial tuition and fee remissions (based on type of appointment)
  • $950 travel award (not restricted to first year)
  • Attendance at the UC Entrepreneurship Academy (not restricted to first year)

After the first year, students will convert to graduate program support.