Prizes & Awards

During Charter Day weekend, prizes and awards are presented to faculty, students, alumni and friends who make a difference at William & Mary and in our nation and world.

The Thomas Jefferson Award and the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award are presented to faculty and the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy and the James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership are presented to students at Friday’s ceremony.

In addition, honorary degree recipients are recognized during the ceremony. On Saturday, recipients of the Alumni Medallion are honored.