Here you can find information on the various awards given out by the AMS every year to honour and recognize those in the community who go above and beyond. Whether that be as a landlord, an AMS student volunteer, or a teacher these awards serve as our small token of appreciation to the individuals that take the extra time and effort in their respective roles to make the Queen’s community a better place.
The Golden Key Award is the AMS’s distinction for outstanding landlords in the Queen’s community. This award serves to advance student housing in Kingston through promoting landlord accountability and the improvement of property standards. The house with the nomination for the winning landlord will receive a $60 Metro gift card. Nominations close March 24, 2023.
The Robert Sutherland Prize is awarded annually to a self-defined student of colour who has shown leadership and initiative at Queen’s, most specifically in the areas of anti-racism and anti-oppression in the aim of creating a more inclusive campus environment. To nominate someone, you must submit a list of the nominee’s activities and a brief description of their contribution, along with a list of individuals who may comment on their contribution to the Commissioner of Social Issues.
This award is given annually to students who make an outstanding contribution to the Alma Mater Society and Queen’s University in the year that the award is granted, and who hold a position (or positions) that otherwise would receive little appreciation or recognition. All questions can be directed to the Vice President (University Affairs) at .
The AMS Peer Support Award is open to all students, not just volunteers of the AMS, and celebrates students supporting students on campus. The award is granted each year to a student who has made a remarkable impact through supporting others and demonstrates a passion towards helping those around them.