The College of Sciences (COS) is dedicated to increasing sponsored awards by submitting competitive proposals which adhere to sponsor requirements and UCF policies and procedures.  The COS Pre-Award Team is your first point of contact for all proposal preparation activities related to sponsored funding. The team works very closely with the Office of Research (OR) and is your liaison for submitting your competitive proposal.

Contact: COSPreaward@ucf.edu

A woman in a blue shirt smiling in front of a kitchen.

 

Jodi Reinhart

Interim Manager, Contracts and Grants

Jodi has 15 years of experience in Research Administration. Previously she was at UCF as a Contracts and Grants Specialist for the Faculty Cluster Initiative and prior to that in both Pre and Post Award support at Iowa State University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa.

Gisela Vera

Gisela Vera

Contracts and Grants Specialist, IV

Gisela started her career as a Research Administrator at UCF in 2015, working at the Office of Research and has over 15 years of experience in Pre and Post Award support to faculty in various educational institutions. She received her Associate in Science in Paralegal Studies, Litigation,  from Valencia College, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Inter American University.

 

A black and gold button with an image of a knight.

Coral Gean Abel

Contracts and Grants Specialist, IV

Coral has 20 years of experience in Research Administration, both in Pre and Post Award support to faculty in various not- for-profit public and private universities. Coral received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and a master’s in business administration from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.