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Redefining Student Success: With the freedom to explore and specialized interdisciplinary learning, the UofL Graduate School supports and prepares students to forge new paths toward making a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.

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Early Bird Challenge
The early bird gets the worm, right? The area with the largest number of donors between 6:02 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, will receive an extra $500. Don't wait, participate!
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1,798th Donor Challenge
In honor of UofL's founding year, the 1,798th donor during Raise Some L will receive an additional $500 to the area they supported! *Please note there will only be 1 winner in this challenge and the official winner will be notified after Raise Some L.
1,798 Donor Goal
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Future Cards & Pets Challenge
Share photos of your Future Cardinals and/or pets on public social media posts to spread the word about Raise Some L! Posts must include #RaiseSomeL and Two randomly selected winners will receive an additional $200 to the respective areas of their choosing. Start sharing those photos!
Overall Leaderboard
The area of campus with the greatest number of donors will receive $2,500 in additional funding! Second place will receive $2,000, third will receive $1,500, fourth will receive $1,000, and fifth will receive $500. Make your gift. Increase your impact. Raise Some L.
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#RaiseSomeL Social Media Challenge
Use #RaiseSomeL on public social media posts to spread the word about the day! The TWO posts we vote as having our favorite content will get an additional $250 each to the respective areas of their choosing. Show off your creativity!
Top Student Ambassador
The student ambassador who recruits the most donors for Raise Some L this year will unlock a $100 gift to a fund area of their choice.
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