The mission of the Universitat Politècnica de València as stated in its strategic plan is to be "an innovative university serving society and fostering progress. Excelling at training professionals and researchers." To this aim, one of the proposed measures is to improve the academic performance of students.
To achieve this goal, the UPV felicitates the best academic record with an award and a monetary prize, which is prestigious for awardees and an important stimulus for the rest of the student body. This award includes an accreditation certificate and a bursary of 425 euros, which is compatible with any scholarship or grant.
These awards are aimed a new incoming students enrolling in official undergraduate degrees taught by the UPV's own centres, who fulfil the following requirements: