The Radcliffe Prize
This award was first established in 1975. It is awarded annually to that senior letterwinner, that competes for a women’s team, who, through outstanding ability on the playing field and dedication to their sport or sports, and qualities of leadership, best reflects the purposeful achievement of Radcliffe alumnae in every field around the world. The award goes to our most outstanding athlete from a women’s team.
"I definitely wouldn't have been able to accomplish this without the guidance and support of those around me, and that includes my amazing coaches, who supported me always. My amazing teammates who made it so fun and easy to show up every day and play the sport that we love. And of course, my lovely family who shower me with unconditional love all the time."
The William J. Bingham '16 Award
First awarded in 1954, this award is given annually to that member of a men’s team and the graduating class of Harvard College who, through integrity, courage, leadership, and ability on the athletic fields, has best served the high purpose of Harvard as exemplified by the late William J. Bingham ’16, former Director of Athletics. The award goes to our most outstanding athlete from a men’s team.
The John P. Reardon '60 Men's Award
Established in 1987, this award is named in honor of John P. Reardon, Jr., ’60, Director of Athletics from 1977 to 1990. This prize is presented annually to the senior varsity athlete, that competes for a men’s team, who exemplifies the qualities of excellent scholarship, character, leadership, and athletic ability -- in short, our top scholar-athlete from a men’s team. Nominations for this award come solely from Faculty Deans, Senior Tutors or Resident Deans.
The Harvard-Radcliffe Foundation for Women's Athletics Prize
Established by the Harvard-Radcliffe Foundation for Women’s Athletics (HRFWA), this prize was first presented in 1986 and is awarded annually to the senior, that competes for a women’s team, who best exemplifies the qualities of excellent scholarship, character, leadership, and athletic ability -- in short, our top scholar-athlete from a women’s team. Nominations for this award come solely from Faculty Deans, Senior Tutors or Resident Deans.
Women's Swimming & Diving
"Thank you to my teammates -- you all taught me that sport is no longer about times, a commitment to one's self, or getting a personal best, it is about uplifting one another, trying to be the best leader for your teammates and the greater community, and representing Harvard as a part of something much greater."
The Francis H. Burr '09 Scholarship
A scholarship fund established in memory of Francis H. Burr ’09 by his friends. First given in 1918, it is awarded to two seniors, from a men’s team and a women’s team, who combine as nearly as possible Burr’s remarkable qualities of character, leadership, scholarship and athletic ability.
The Arthur L. Boland Award
This award was established in 2010 by the Department of Athletics to honor Arthur Boland, MD in commemoration of his 40 years of dedicated service to Harvard Athletics. The award is presented each year to a senior varsity athlete who will be attending medical school and who best exemplifies those characteristics and qualities which have been the hallmark of Dr. Art Boland’s care for Harvard athletes.
The Mary G. Paget Prize
The Mary G. Paget Prize is awarded annually by the presidents of Radcliffe and Harvard in honor of Mary Guest Paget’s many years of service as Director of Sports, Dance and Recreation at Radcliffe College. The prize was first established in 1975 and is awarded each year to the senior student who has contributed the most to women’s athletics.
The Francis J. Toland Community Service Award
This award was created in honor of former Senior Associate Director of Athletics Fran Toland, who retired in 2000 after 41 years of service to Harvard athletics. The award is presented to the senior student-athlete who has made the most outstanding contribution to Harvard and its neighboring communities.
The Carroll F. Getchell Manager of the Year Award
In 1981, the Committee on Athletics voted to name the Manager of the Year Award, established in 1972, for the late Carroll F. Getchell, long-time business manager in the Department of Athletics. Each year the Department recognizes that manager in the senior class “who has best displayed integrity, courage, leadership, and ability” during their years of participation.
The John P. Fadden Award
This award was established in 1966 in honor of the late John P. Fadden’s service as an athletic trainer and friend to Harvard athletes for many years. The award is given annually to a senior student (Varsity, JV or Intramural) who has overcome physical adversity to contribute to their team.