Support CAMBUS student employees

Donate to the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund to support the CAMBUS scholarship program.

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You can support the C. Douglass Couto CAMBUS Scholarship Fund by direct donation or win funds by participating in social media challenges. Social media challenges do not have a financial commitment and unlock bonus dollars to the CAMBUS Gift Fund.

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Donate directly

Donate directly to the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund. All donations go directly to supporting academic scholarships for student employees.

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Participate in a challenge

Participating in social media challenges can unlock bonus dollars for the CAMBUS Gift Fund. Up to $14,000 in bonus dollars are available and challenges take less than 5 minutes to complete.

Making a donation

We encourage donations of any amount to help support the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund. 

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Unlock challenge

A pool of $1,000 dollars will be released to the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund once 20 donations are received on March 27. This pool is generously funded by friends of CAMBUS.

Donate to unlock funds
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Recent Alumni challenge

The first $20,000 given on March 27 by graduates from 2014-2023 to any area will be matched. This means your $10 donation could instantly become a $20 donation! Donate early on March 27 to take advantage of this great opportunity.

Get your dollars matched
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Make a donation

Our goal is to increase the number of donations received each year. Even $5 makes a difference!

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Support through challenges

Unable to make a direct donation at this time? No problem! There are many ways to help earn bonus dollars for the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund through easy social media challenges – less than 5 minutes of your time could earn up to $500 for CAMBUS scholarships. 

All challenges take place on March 27.

Links will be provided to these challenges as soon as they are available. 

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#1DayForIowa photo challenge

$500 - Facebook, Instagram, X, website

Upload a photo to the photo mosaic using the link below, or upload a photo with the hashtag #1DayForIowa to Facebook, Instagram, or X. Be sure to tag us!

  • Facebook: CAMBUS
  • Instagram: @uiowaparktransit
  • X: @uiowacambus


Upload to the mosaic
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Share a photo

$250 - Facebook, Instagram

Facebook: Where do you feel most at home on campus or in Iowa City? Tag "CAMBUS" in your message.

Instagram: Direct message (DM) the main @uiowa account with your best Hawkeye photo and tag @uiowaparktransit. 12 submissions will be selected to earn $250.

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$500 - Facebook, Instagram, X

Where are you now? Share in the comments for a chance to earn $500 and include the hashtag #AlwaysAHawkeye. 

Tag us in your comment:

  • Facebook: CAMBUS
  • Instagram: @uiowaparktransit
  • X: @uiowacambus
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President Wilson account

$250 - Facebook, Instagram

Share in a comment on President Wilson's Facebook or Instagram account which program or area has meant the most to you. Share how CAMBUS has made a difference to unlock bonus dollars for the CAMBUS Scholarship Fund.

Don't forget to tag @CAMBUS (Facebook) or @uiowaparktransit (Instagram) in your response!

Thank you for your support!