Department of Athletics and Recreation

Alex Kiss-Rusk Athletic Financial Award

Established in 2020 by George F. Lengvari, BCL 1966, and the Rossy Foundation, in honour of Alex Kiss-Rusk, BA 2017. Alex Kiss-Rusk led the McGill Women’s Varsity Basketball Team to their first national championship and also represented Canada on the court in international competition.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible women varsity student-athletes entering or enrolled in any full-time degree-granting program and who are members of the McGill Women’s Varsity Basketball Team.
Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 26 Jan. 2021


Bernard "Bunny" Sabbath Athletic Award

Established in 2014 by Joseph Sabbath, BSc 1943, MDCM 1947 and family, in memory of his brother, Bernard "Bunny" Sabbath, to support outstanding varsity student athletes in a degree program, who demonstrate their athletic and academic skills and prowess.

Eligibility Awarded by McGill Athletics Awards Committee to eligible degree-seeking student athletes in good academic standing.
Value Varies

Last update: 5 Dec. 2014


Canadian Lacrosse Foundation Athletics Award

Established in 2019 by the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation, alongside generous supporters. This is a unique award for the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation, created in honour of its 150th anniversary.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in any degree- granting program and who are members of a McGill varsity athletic team. First preference will be given to indigenous students who are members of the McGill Varsity Lacrosse Team. Second preference will be given to indigenous students.
Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 02 Oct. 2019


Charlie Baillie Football Awards

Established in 2013 by Michael Evans, B.Eng. 1971, in honour of the former Offensive Line Coach and Head Coach of the McGill Redmen football team, Charlie Baillie; the longest tenured coach in McGill history, having served 29 seasons.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are entering or enrolled full-tie in any degree-granting program and who are members of the McGill Redmen football team. Preference will be given to offensive linemen.
Value Varies

Last update: 8 June, 2018


Dr. Jarrod and Mrs. Frederique Daniel Hockey Award

Established in 2019 by Dr. Jarrod Ryan Daniel, BSc 1999 and Mrs. Frederique Daniel, BA 1999.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes entering any full-time degree-granting program and who are members of the McGill Men's Varsity Hockey Team. Preference will be given to student-athletes from Western Canada.
Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last Update: 02 Oct. 2019


Dr. Richard J. Wicksteed Athletic Award

Awarded by the McGill Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of an academically eligible senior or graduating Varsity student-athlete

Eligibility

Awarded to an academically eligible senior or graduating Varsity student-athlete who is enrolled full-time in any degree granting program and who is a member of the McGill Varsity program. Recipient will also receive a medal.

Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 02 Oct. 2019


Dr. Richard Tomlinson Cross Country and Track Athletic Awards

Established in 2018 by McGill University in honour and cherished memory of Richard Tomlinson, PhD 1948, DSc 2001, who undertook his first marathon at the age of 50. Dr. Tomlinson's legacy lives on as one of the University's most illustrious and generous benefactors; among the many areas and initiatives he supported at McGill during his lifetime, he is remembered as an ardent champion of student athletes. R. H. Tomlinson Fieldhouse was named in recognition of his encouragement of McGill Athletics and Recreation.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are entering or enrolled full-time in any degree-granting program and who qualify to be members of the men's or women's McGill Cross Country or Track & Field teams.
Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 02 Oct. 2019


François and Martin Olivier Redmen Hockey Award

Established in 2017 by François Olivier, BSc(Agr) 1988 and Martin Olivier. 

Eligibility 

Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in any degree granting program and who are members of the McGill Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey Team. Preference will be given to student-athletes who graduated from a French language high school or CEGEP in Quebec.   

Value  Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 10 Aug. 2017


Harold F. Biewald Football Award

Established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Harold F. Biewald, DDS 1955. Harold Biewald was a member of the McGill intercollegiate football team from 1948 to 1952.

Eligibility

Awarded by a Committee formed by the Department of Athletics and Recreation to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in a degree granting program, who are in good academic standing, and who qualify to be members of the McGill Redmen Intercollegiate Football Team.

Value

Minimum $3,000 annually, renewable.

Last update: 10 Aug. 2017


Heritage Trust Athletic Financial Awards

Established in 2017 by the Heritage Trust Foundation.

Eligibility

Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in any degree granting program and who are members of the McGill Varsity program. Preference will be given to student-athletes who have demonstrated commitment and dedication to their respective sport programs and who are in their graduating or final year of eligibility.

Value Varies

Last update: 11 Oct. 2017


McGill Siege Artillery Association Athletic Award

Awarded by the McGill Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible Varsity student-athletes.

Eligibility Awarded to Varsity student-athletes who are entering or enrolled full-time in any degree granting program and who are members of the McGill Varsity Program.
Value

Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 8 June, 2018.


Michael Soles Football Award

Established in 2014 in honour of Michael Soles, BA 1989, to support outstanding varsity student athletes on the McGill Redmen Football team. Michael Soles graduated with a BA in history and economics. A three-time all-star and two-time All-Canadian, Michael won 48 awards, including 13 as a freshman in 1986 when he captured the Peter Gorman trophy as CIAU rookies of the year. In 1987, he led McGill to a 47-11 Vanier Cup win, winning the Ted Morris trophy as game MVP. Michael was the first CIAU player selected in the 1989 CFL Draft and went on to play 11 seasons for Edmonton and Montreal. He was a three-time CFL all-star, winning the Grey Cup with the Eskimos in 1993. Michael was inducted into the McGill Sports Hall of Fame in October 2000.

Eligibility Awarded by the McGill Athletics Awards Committee to eligible degree-seeking student athletes in good academic standing.
Value Varies

Last update: 17 Feb. 2015


Robert Dubeau Student Athlete Award

Established in 2005 by friends and colleagues of Robert Dubeau with matching funds from the University, the Martlet Foundation and the McGill Alumni Association. The award honours the exceptional leadership by Robert Dubeau during his tenure as Director of Athletics from 1976-2005.

Eligibility

 

Awarded by a committee formed by McGill Athletics & Recreation to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in a degree granting program. Preference will be given to student-athletes who are members of the McGill Golf Team.

Value Varies, renewable.

Last update: 10 Aug. 2017


Robert T. Stewart Athletic Award

Established in 2015 by Robert T. Stewart, BCom 1955.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in a degree program, are in good academic standing, and who qualify to be members of the men or women’s varsity basketball team.
Value Varies

Last update: 22 Feb. 2016


The Boys of 9/10 Redmen Hockey Award

Established in 2016 by Michael D. Babcock, BEd 1986, LLD 2013 in honour of his roommates Paul C. Barber, Michael D. B. Bean, David J. Ducharme, Doug M. Harrison and Mark F. Reade.

Eligibility Awarded by the Athletics and Recreation Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of one or more academically eligible varsity student-athletes who are enrolled full-time in any degree granting program, and who are members of the McGill Redmen Varsity Hockey Team. Preference will be given to student-athletes from Ontario and westwards in Canada.
Value Varies

Last update: 07 Feb. 2017


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