Awards

The Queen's University Alumni Association and the Alumni Branch network offer a number of annual awards to recognize alumni and other members of the Queen's community who serve Queen's and the world at large in exceptional ways.

Learn more about Queen's Alumni Awards, their past recipients and how to nominate someone.

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Agnes Benidickson Award Recipients

Agnes Benidickson Award (Ottawa Branch)

Presented annually by the Ottawa Branch to an alumnus/ alumna for distinguished service to the University and Canada.
Alumni Achievement Award Winner

Alumni Achievement Award

The Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honour presented by the Queen’s University Alumni Association.
Alumni Association Grants

Alumni Association Grants

Members of the Queen's community who have an idea for an innovative program that enriches the University may qualify for special project funding from the Queen's University Alumni Association.
Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Presented annually to a Queen’s teacher who show outstanding knowledge, teaching ability, and accessibility to students.
Alumni Humanitarian Award

Alumni Humanitarian Award

Presented to a Queen’s alumnus/ alumna in recognition of distinguished work or volunteer service, at home or abroad, which has made a difference to the well-being of others.
Alumni Mentorship Award

Alumni Mentorship Award

Presented annually to an alumnus/alumna who has made a significant and ongoing contribution through mentorship either to an individual or group.
Herbert J. Hamilton Volunteer Service Award

Herbert J. Hamilton Volunteer Service Award

Presented annually to an alumnus/alumna in recognition of volunteer service to the life of and work of the Queen’s University Alumni Association, either through short-term impactful involvement or long term commitment.
Initiative of the Year Award

Initiative of the Year Award

Presented annually to recognize the initiative, including events or activities that most successfully contributes to the life and work of the Queen's University Alumni Association.
Jim Bennett Achievement Award winner

Jim Bennett Achievement Award (Kingston Branch)

Presented annually by the Kingston Branch to a Kingstonian to honour outstanding achievements in careers, sport, the arts, or volunteer endeavours, contributing to the betterment of Queen’s or Kingston.
John B. Stirling Award Winning

John B. Stirling Montreal Medal (Montreal Branch)

Presented annually by the Kingston Branch to an alumnus/alumna to a “maker of Queen’s” rewarding meritorious contributions to the honour of the university.
John Orr Award

John Orr Award

Presented annually to an alumnus/alumna for significant contribution to the life and welfare of Queen's University.
Johnson Award Recipient

Johnson Award (Calgary Branch)

Presented annually by the Calgary Branch to the alumnus/alumna who have made a lifetime contributions to Queen’s University, the Alumni Association, and the Calgary community.
Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award Recipient

Kathleen Beaumont Hill Award (Vancouver Branch)

Presented annually by the Ottawa Branch to an alumnus/alumna who best exemplifies outstanding service, passionate advocacy, dedicated support, and contributions to the betterment of our University and our country.
Marsha Lampman Branch Volunteer Award

Marsha Lampman Branch Volunteer Award

Presented annually to the alumnus/alumna who best exemplifies Marsha Lampman's outstanding dedication and service to a Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association.
One to Watch Award

One to Watch Award

Presented annually to a recent alumnus/alumna (fewer than 10 years out) from either an undergraduate or graduate program who are making significant contributions in their field of endeavour, setting an example for future Queen’s alumni to follow.
Outstanding Student Award

Outstanding Student Award

This award recognizes a current Queen’s student who has helped connect alumni and students. The student’s contribution(s) can be made in the year of nomination or over several years.
Padre Laverty Award Winner

Padre Laverty Award (Kingston Branch)

Presented annually by the Kingston Branch to a degree recipient, usually a resident of the Kingston area, for outstanding service to Queen's University or jointly to the Queen’s and Kingston communities.
QSAA Volunteer of Distinction Award

Queen's Student Alumni Association Volunteer of Distinction Award

The QSAA Volunteer of Distinction Award was introduced in 2009 to honour outstanding volunteers of the Queen's Student Alumni Association.

Rising Star Volunteer Award

Rising Star Volunteer Award

This award is presented annually to a new (within the last two years) alumni association volunteer whose exemplary contribution and commitment set an example for others to follow.
The Alfred Bader Fellowship in Memory of Jean Royce

The Alfred Bader Fellowship in Memory of Jean Royce

Awarded annually to women graduate of Queen's University for a year of study and research, or to pursue an endeavour that contributes to the advancement of knowledge, contributes to society or allows creative expression.
The Grunnan Onarach Award

The Grunnan Onarach Award (Ottawa Branch)

The Grunnan Onarach (Gaelic for "Honour Group") was established in 1988 by the Ottawa Branch of the Queen's University Alumni Association to commem

The Jean Royce Fellowship

The Jean Royce Fellowship

Awarded annually to women graduate of Queen's University for a year of study and research, or to pursue an endeavour that contributes to the advancement of knowledge, contributes to society or allows creative expression.
The Marty Memorial Fellowship

The Marty Memorial Fellowship

Awarded annually to women graduate of Queen's University for a year of study and research, or to pursue an endeavour that contributes to the advancement of knowledge, contributes to society or allows creative expression.
Toronto Branch Award

Toronto Branch Award

The Toronto Branch Award is presented to Toronto-area alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers, in their volunteer work, in the arts, or in other ways they have contributed to soci