• 30 Under 30 Nomination

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Thank you for your interest in the 30 Under 30 Awards Program. 

Nominations are now open.


What is 30 Under 30?

30 Under 30 is an awards program that recognizes outstanding young UCF alumni who have continued to reach for the stars in their professional and personal lives since graduating from the University of Central Florida.

Young alumni currently account for one third of our alumni population making them the largest constituent base. The 30 Under 30 awards program seeks to connect young alumni to the UCF community.

This spring, the UCF community will celebrate the achievements of these individuals and the impact they have made in their profession, community, and the university post commencement.

Who is eligible for 30 Under 30?
To be eligible, the nominee must be younger than age 29 on the day of the 30 Under 30 Awards Reception on June 1, 2022.

What are the requirements for 30 Under 30?
Nominees for 30 Under 30 must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining a lifelong relationship with knights and strive to uphold UCF Young Alumni values.

UCF Young Alumni Values:
"Scholarship, Bold, Trailblazing, Generous, Resilient"

30 Under 30 nominations should speak to the achievements of the individual. Candidates will be considered based on exceptional achievement in one or more of the following:

- Professional success

- Community involvement

- University impact

- Philanthropic support to UCF


Who can submit a nomination?

An individual, civic or service group or corporation may submit a nomination. Self-nominations will not be accepted.


Who selects the winners?
The University of Central Florida Young Alumni Council will select the 30 Under 30 award recipients.


When are nominations due?
Nomination applications are due by Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


When will award winners be selected?
Winners be selected and all nominees notified in February 2022.


How will award winners be recognized?
30 Under 30 award winners will receive recognition at a spring event in May 2022. Winners will also be recognized in print and online publications.


Where do I send a nomination or ask questions?
For more information or to submit a nomination, please contact us at [email protected].


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