Participation Benefits

Participant Benefits

UCDGAP is a great opportunity for rising undergraduates to participate in research at UC Davis. Participants can select their own faculty mentor whose focus aligns with their own research interests. 

Undergraduate students who participate in UCDGAP will benefit from: 

  • A $4,500 stipend
  • Travel expenses to and from UC Davis at start and end of program
  • Housing in residence halls
  • Three meals each day available in dining commons
  • A free GRE prep course
  • Professional development seminars and workshops
  • Hands-on research experience with a UC Davis faculty member
  • An opportunity to network with faculty and graduate students
  • Opportunity to participate in industry and campus visits
  • An application fee waiver for UC Davis graduate program admissions applications