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 assistant professor; and
  • 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; and
  • Receive a $10,000 annual research grant for three years.

Guidelines

Awardees