Pegasus Professor Award

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

  1. Award recipients shall receive a one-time payment of $5,000 as well as a Pegasus statue.
  2. Each academic year, the University may award Pegasus Professor awards.
  3. The eligibility criteria for an in-unit employee applicant:
    1. Five years at the rank of tenured professor at UCF;
    2. have achieved excellence in teaching, research and/or creative activity;
    3. record of demonstrable service; and
    4. scope of national and international impact.
  4. The eligibility criteria for a non-unit applicant:
    1. Five years at the rank of tenured professor at UCF;
      1. faculty with administrative titles of chair, director, associate director, and assistant
        director are also eligible to apply;
    2. have achieved excellence in teaching, research and/or creative activity;
    3. record of demonstrable service; and
    4. scope of national and international impact.

The awards are ultimately determined by the President or designee.

Guidelines

Awardees