The Radcliffe Prize
This award was first established in 1975. It is awarded annually to that senior woman letterwinner who, through outstanding ability on the playing field and dedication to her sport or sports and qualities of leadership, best reflects the purposeful achievement of Radcliffe Alumnae in every field around the world. This prize is presented to our most outstanding female athlete.
Presented by Angela Ruggiero '02-'04 (women's hockey), the 2004 Radcliffe Prize Recipient
The William J. Bingham '16 Award
First awarded in 1954, this award is given annually to that male member of 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. This award is presented to our most outstanding male athlete.
Presented by Ryan Fitzpatrick '05 (football), the 2005 Bingham Award Recipient
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 male athlete who exemplifies the qualities of excellent scholarship, character, leadership, and athletic ability -- in short, our top male scholar-athlete. 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 woman who best exemplifies the qualities of excellent scholarship, character, leadership, and athletic ability -- in short, our top female scholar-athlete. Nominations for this award come solely from Faculty Deans, Senior Tutors or Resident Deans.
The Francis H. Burr '09 Scholarship
Presented by Lawrence S. Bacow, President of Harvard University
First awarded in 1918, this award is a scholarship fund established in memory of Francis H. Burr '09 by his friends. It is awarded to the senior man and woman “who combine as nearly as possible, Burr’s remarkable qualities of character, leadership, scholarship, and athletic ability.”
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 Arthur L. Boland Award
Presented by Dr. Magda Robak '12, the 2012 Boland Award Recipient
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 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 his/her 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 make a contribution to his/her team.