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 2019-2020 year, LIFE provided $28,000 in Appreciation Awards to the following UCF Departments:

Global Perspectives

Parking Services

UCF Library

Psychology Department

Student Union

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

College of Medicine

College of Sciences

UCF Athletics

Center for Success of Women Faculty

UCF Celebrates the Arts

Knights Helping Knights Food Pantry

UCF Card Services

Appreciation Awards recipients file Fund Utilization Report here.

Todd Bowers, Board President of LIFE at UCF, and Leslie Collin, Executive Director of LIFE at UCF present UCF Interdisciplinary Studies with a check of $3,000 as part of LIFE’s Appreciation Awards.

Leslie Collin, Executive Director of LIFE at UCF presents UCF Parking Services gift cards to students as part of LIFE’s Appreciation Awards.

Todd Bowers, Board President of LIFE at UCF, and Leslie Collin, Executive Director of LIFE at UCF present UCF Celebrates the Arts with a check of $10,000 as part of LIFE’s Appreciation Awards.