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Blum Center Information and Resources Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The safety and well-being of students is our first priority. Based on UC guidance and recent advisories from the CDC, UC Davis has decided to suspend the Blum Center Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA) undergraduate grant program for Summer 2020. We are communicating directly with students on updates so that they can plan for other programs or opportunities. See current information, next steps, and resources.

The UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies links world-class faculty; inspiring new curriculum; and innovative technologies, services and business models to create real-world solutions for developing economies.

We educate students, build partnerships, and rigorously evaluate our innovations in order to create scalable and sustainable contributions to help reduce global inequality and improve the lives in underserved communities.

Woman playing with childUndergraduate: Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA)

DEADLINE: March 15, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.
Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA) is an UNDERGRADUATE student travel grant for fieldwork completed during the summer. Highly motivated students with a passion for working to reduce poverty and inequality are selected.

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two vaquerosGraduate: Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Solutions (PASS)

DEADLINE: March 31, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.
Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Solutions (PASS) is a GRADUATE student small project grants program that supports research and project implementation in the field. Successful grants focus on innovative approaches to alleviating poverty.

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Latin american manStudent-driven Initiatives

With an emphasis on reducing poverty around the globe, the Center supports innovative, student-led initiatives that emphasize community engagement and implementation of practical solutions.

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