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Award Info

Applications Open
October 2, 2023
Applications Close
December 4, 2023
Notification Date
Award Contact
  1. Program Overview

    The Pegasus Professor award recognizes excellence in the three primary areas of academic endeavor: teaching, research and service.

    Please contact your college for earlier deadlines.

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  2. Funding

    Award recipients shall receive a one-time payment of $5,000 as well as a Pegasus statue.

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  3. Eligibility

    • Five years at the rank of tenured professor at UCF.
      • o Deans are not eligible to apply¬†
    • Have achieved excellence in teaching, research and/or creative activity.
    • Record of demonstrable service; and scope of national and international impact.
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  4. Pegasus Professor Application

    *** All applications are submitted through Interfolio. For more information, please contact your college dean’s office.

    Applications for the UCF Pegasus Professor award will include:

    1. Letter of nomination from the applicant or from a UCF sponsor

    2. Current curriculum vitae (include best contact number)

    3. Endorsement letter by the chair, director, or unit head (if applicable)

    ~ Endorsement may include a 250-word statement of support

    4. Endorsement letter by the dean or vice president

    ~ Endorsement may include a 250-word statement of support

    5. Letters of support (no more than three and 500-words each) from faculty members, staff members, alumni, or professional and community colleagues.


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  5. Evaluation and Awards Process

    UCF Pegasus Professor awards are ultimately determined by the President or designee. All applicants will be notified of the outcome.

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  6. Honorees

    2021 Pegasus Professors

    2020 Pegasus Professors

    2019 Pegasus Professors

    2018 Pegasus Professors

    History of Honorees

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