Reach for the Stars Award

The UCF Reach for the Stars Award honors and rewards highly successful research and creative activity accomplished by early-career university professionals. These annual awards are determined by the president and do not normally exceed five per year.

To be eligible for a UCF Reach for the Stars Award, an applicant:

  • Must hold the rank of either
    • assistant professor or;
    • associate professor since fall 2013 or later
  • Must have achieved noteworthy research and/or creative activity of national impact.

UCF Reach for the Stars Award recipient’s privileges will include:

  • The right to be called a UCF Reach for the Stars Award recipient
  • A $10,000 annual research grant for each of three years.

Guidelines

Awardees