The university has many awards designed to recognize students, staff, faculty, and alumni who are making a difference. 

Queen’s University Alumni Association (QUAA) Awards

The QUAA offers 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 QUAA awards

Celebration of Service Awards

These awards recognize employees with 25, 30, 35, 40 and 50 years of service to the university.
 Learn more about Service awards

Distinguished Service Awards

Inaugurated by the University Council in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have made the University a better place through their extraordinary contributions. 
 Learn more about the Distinguished Service awards

Equity Awards

The university’s Equity Office hands out a number of annual awards recognizing the contributions of individuals and groups in the area of equity and human rights.
 Learn more about Equity awards

Faculty Specific Awards

Faculties and departments recognize educators each year with their own teaching and learning awards.
 Learn more about faculty specific awards

Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award

The annual Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award (coordinated by Student Affairs) is presented to Queen’s faculty or staff who have displayed a commitment to providing outstanding service to students, outside of a teaching role.
 Learn more about the Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award

Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards

These annual awards celebrate teaching excellence and the diverse ways in which educators and educational supports enhance the student learning experience at Queen’s. 
 Learn more about the Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards

Queen’s Special Recognition for Staff Awards

These awards recognize staff members (both individuals and groups) who consistently provide outstanding contributions during their workday, directly or indirectly, to the learning and working environment at Queen’s.
 Learn more about Staff awards

Research Prizes and Awards

At Queen's, we actively promote the success of our researchers by helping them attract competitive awards. There are a variety available that include internal and external awards as well as disciplinary, and interdisciplinary awards.
 Learn more about research prizes and awards

Student Leadership Awards

Student Affairs celebrates extraordinary contributions made by student leaders at Queen’s to support their peers, local community members, and initiatives.
 Learn more about Student Leadership awards

External Awards

The Queen’s tradition of teaching excellence is recognized through a variety of external teaching awards at the departmental, provincial and national levels.
 Learn more about external awards