Recognition & Awards

UCF is proud to recognize its faculty members through multiple award programs that promote faculty excellence and productivity that advances our university’s mission. These awards are arranged through different areas, but coordinated through Faculty Excellence. Several awards come with base pay increases or other types of stipends.

To compare awards, click here. To compare award committee compositions, click here.

Information for each award program are listed below.


Incentive Awards

Incentive Awards

Faculty Excellence supports deans, directors, chairs, and faculty administrators in the implementation of institutional policies and professional development activities related to teaching, research, and service to the university.

Please see the individual award links below for eligibility, criteria, deadlines, and the application process for each program.

Teaching Incentive Program (TIP)

Research Incentive Program (RIA)

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

 

Excellence Awards

Excellence Awards

Faculty members are awarded for outstanding teaching, advising, research, professional service, and librarianship.

Announcement of 2017 Excellence Awards

The following Excellence Awards are selected at the college level:

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Excellence in Graduate Teaching

Excellence in Research

University Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

University Excellence in Graduate Teaching

University Excellence in Research

University Excellence in Undergraduate Faculty Academic Advising

University Excellence in Professional Academic Advising

University Excellence in Professional Service

Excellence in Librarianship

 

Pegasus Professor Award & Reach for the Stars Award

Pegasus Professor Award
The UCF Pegasus Professor Award honors and rewards highly successful teaching, research and creative activity, and service accomplished by senior members of the university faculty.

Pegasus Professor Award

The UCF Reach for the Stars Award honors and rewards highly successful research and creative activity accomplished by early-career university professionals.

Reach for the Stars

Click the links above for more information on each award.

 

Scroll & Quill Society

Scroll and Quill Society
Faculty Excellence relaunched a streamlined and contemporary UCF Scroll & Quill Society. This society is based on two prestigious faculty clubs established in the 1980s to honor faculty members who brought recognition to the university through:

(a) The Quill, to recognize authored books and
(b) The Scroll, to recognize significant and sustained peer reviewed publications in national and international journals.

The 2017 application period is now closed.

 

Trustee Chair Award

Trustee Chair Award
Trustee Chair awards were established to both retain outstanding UCF faculty and attract exceptional faculty to UCF.

Trustee Chair appointments are for five years and have an annual stipend of $50,000. Up to $25,000 of the stipend can be used as a salary supplement. Each appointment has the potential of renewal with sustained preeminence.

Click here for more information

Women’s Faculty Awards and Recognition

Women’s Faculty Awards and Recognition
UCF and the Center for Success of Women Faculty offer a number of awards available to women faculty excelling teaching and research. Click here for more information and to apply.

• UCF Women Faculty Promotion & Tenure

• CSWF Women of Distinction Award

• Life@UCF Women Faculty Excellence in Academic Partnerships Award