Distinguished Student Award Nominations

The Distinguished Student Award is given to a currently enrolled knight who is dedicated to maintaining a lifelong relationship with UCF, demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, inspires leadership within their co-curricular activities and positively impacts the UCF community.

This award is part of the Shining Knights Alumni Awards. The Shining Knights Alumni Awards honor our university’s most ardent supporters. We present five distinct awards annually during UCF Homecoming week at an intimate reception and awards program.

Eligibility:
Distinguished Student Award recipient is a student who is dedicated to maintaining a lifelong relationship with UCF, demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, inspires leadership within their co-curricular activities and positively impacts the UCF community.
This award is presented to a student who meets the following criteria:
  1. Must have a minimum of 90 credit hours at the conclusion of the Spring 2024 semester
  2. Minimum overall GPA 3.25
  3. Must have a nomination submitted on their behalf. No self-nominations accepted
  4. Nominees must be enrolled for the Fall 2024 semester
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Distinguished Student Nominee Information

A Distinguished Student nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 90 credit hours at the conclusion of the Spring 2024 semester
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.25
  • Be enrolled in the Fall 2024 Semester
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted

A copy of the nominee's current resume is required.

Nominations must be submitted by March 11, 2024, 11:59 p.m.

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Submitted nominations, supporting documentation and electronic files are property of the University of Central Florida Foundation, Inc. They will not be returned and may be used to promote the Shining Knights Alumni Awards on our website, throughout social media platforms and in print materials. 

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