Universitas 21 is a network of research-intensive universities that empowers its members to share excellence, collaborate across borders, and nurture global knowledge exchange. As a UC Davis student, you have access to a variety of competitions, research awards, and international opportunities within the network.
U21 PwC Innovation Challenge
U21 PwC Innovation Challenge – Submit a 3-minute video entry addressing a question posed by a globally-focused organization, and compete to win a variety of prizes such as all expense-paid international trips and career coaching.
U21 Three Minute Thesis Competition
U21 Three Minute Thesis Competition – Develop academic, presentation, and research communication skills by explaining your research to an intelligent, but non-specialist, audience, to win up to $2,500.
U21 International Opportunities for Students
U21 International Opportunities for Students – Search a database of programs in different countries, fields of study, durations, and levels of study taking place at U21-affiliated campuses and locations.
U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Awards
U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Awards – Obtain financial support to conduct cross-disciplinary research with other universities in the U21 network. Up to $30,000 available in funding.
U21 Early Career Researcher Workshops
U21 Early Career Researcher Workshops – Participate in a unique series of workshops committed to enhancing international networking and encouraging collaborative research for those in the early stages of their career.