The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honour presented by the Queen’s University Alumni Association. Presented annually to an alumnus/alumna who has demonstrated the high ideals imparted by a Queen’s University education through significant lifetime contributions to one or more of the following: the arts or sciences; public service; leadership in business, industry or a profession; community, charitable or volunteer work.
In 2022 the QUAA renamed this award from the Alumni Achievement Award. The Queen's University Alumni Association (QUAA) respectfully acknowledges the past recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award as the terms of the award remain unchanged.
Award eligibility and criteria
Candidates should be:
- A Queen’s alumnus/alumna
- Someone who has accomplished a lifetime of contributions and achievement in one or more of the following: the arts or sciences; public service; leadership in business, industry, or a profession; community, charitable, or volunteer work
- A contributor to society on a regional, national or international level
- Recognized within her/his community or field as a leader
- An inspiration to the Queen’s community