Outstanding accomplishments of University of Central Florida faculty members are recognized annually through a number of college and university level award programs. Each award program is summarized below and includes general information and the award schedules.

Incentive Awards

The University offers two types of Incentive Awards for faculty each year. The Research Incentive Award recognizes faculty who have an outstanding research, scholarly, or creative record that advances the body of knowledge in their field.

The Teaching Incentive Award recognizes faculty with who demonstrate; (a) a record of credit and/or graduate hour productivity, (b) continued commitment to instruction, (c) teaching effectiveness, and (d) high quality, innovative and creative instruction.


Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning award recognizes faculty who make outstanding contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning within their discipline and/or to the teaching and learning community.


Faculty Excellence Awards

The Faculty Excellence Award program honors faculty members who demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, research, academic advising, professional academic advisingprofessional service, librarianship, and instructional design.

Nominations for the faculty selected for the College of Medicine excellence in undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and research awards are forwarded to respective committees that select award recipients for each category at the university level.

Nominations for the excellence in academic advising, professional academic advising, professional service,  librarianship, and instructional design, should be submitted as stipulated in the award description.


College of Medicine Faculty Awards

College of Medicine Faculty are recognized at the UCF COM awards ceremony which takes place every year in October. The core faculty awards and nomination processes are described in detail in the criteria document linked below.