Award for Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher

Award for Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher

Award for Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher
Recognized Twice a Year
Award for Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher

The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) presents the Award for Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher. This award recognizes outstanding graduate student-level research and creative scholarship at UCF. This self-nominated award allows students to share their research with the UCF community and for the GSAC to acknowledge and reward exceptional students.

There will be two categories in which to nominate yourself:

  • A.S.S.H.
    (Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities)
    ASSH includes students doing research and creative scholarship in the following colleges: Business, CAH, CCIE, Rosen, and the Social Science Departments in COS.
  • S.T.E.M.
    (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
    STEM includes students doing research and creative scholarship in the following colleges: CECS, CHPS, COM, COS, Nursing, and Optics and Photonics.

Begin Your Application Today.
Deadline February 16

Eligibility

Award Details

Excellence by a Graduate Student Researcher recipients receive:

  • A $1,000 to recognize their efforts (recipient in each category)
  • A $500 runner up recognized in each category
  • A certificate
  • Recognition on the College of Graduate Studies website
  • Acknowledgment of award through social media and news and information
  • Recognition at the Student Research Week Excellence Awards

Application Requirements

Electronic Nomination Form

Application Details

Each semester (spring/fall) four students (two winners and two runners-up) will be selected by the GSAC. Applications are due February (TBD) and October 1 for consideration. Please note that students are only eligible to receive the Excellence Student Researcher Award once in their academic careers. If a student is not awarded the distinction during the semester the student applied, they may apply again with an updated application for consideration in the next semester.

Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Student Advisory Council, and winners are notified via email the following month. It is the discretion of GSAC not to award a runner-up if no one qualifies.


2023 Spring Semester Recipients
Doctoral

Master’s

Year Level Name Program Research Category Recognition