LIFE Appreciation Awards

The purpose and intent of the LIFE Appreciation Awards Program is to provide basic funding for UCF departments to enhance education and learning opportunities. Average individual Appreciation Awards range from $500 – $2500.

Appreciation Awards Program are those given to departments each fall which have supported LIFE over the previous year. Departments are free to determine how these funds are applied to improve learning. The Awards Committee directly nominates candidates for these awards based on the minimum criteria listed below:

a. Each department’s past and future service to the LIFE at UCF membership.

b. Programs presented to the LIFE membership.

c. Immediate known need of the UCF department

In the 2020-2021 year, LIFE provided $23,000 in Appreciation Awards to the following UCF Departments:

Global Perspectives

Parking Services

UCF Library

Student Union

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

College of Medicine

College of Sciences

UCF Athletics

Center for Success of Women Faculty

College of Arts and Humanities

Knights Helping Knights Food Pantry

UCF Card Services

College of Nursing

Institute for Sport and Social Justice

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

“Wow, that’s terrific. A BIG thank you from the College of Medicine” – College of Medicine 

“This is an incredible surprise. We love our relationship with LIFE and look forward to ongoing and future collaborations!” – College of Nursing