Details for Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

1.)   A personal statement of no more than 5 pages that states what program you will pursue or are pursuing, what university you have applied to or are attending, what the status of your application is, when you plan to begin your program and anticipated date of completion.  If already enrolled, please note this in your statement and you will only need to list what program you are enrolled in.  Your statement should also address why you are pursuing post-baccalaureate or professional studies.

2.)   Answer to the following question (500 words max):

  1. How do you plan to use your post-baccalaureate degree to impact the world through academics, leadership and service?

3.)  Complete the Program Questionnaire within the online application.

4.)   One letter of recommendation from any of the following:

  1. A current university faculty or staff member who is familiar with your academic career
  2. A current or former employer
  3. A university or organization official familiar with your involvement in university or community service

5.)   Résumé/CV

6.)   A current and comprehensive academic transcript.  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.

  1. If you are a current undergraduate student you must upload a copy of your acceptance letter for the institution you will be attending and conducting your post baccalaureate studies.

All winners and non-winners will be notified via email up to 120 days following the listed application deadline date, which will be no later than 15 April, 2018.

CLICK HERE to apply for the Graduate Scholar - December Selection. (15 December Deadline) If prompted, the Program Key is GKScholarDec .

Emphasis will be placed on why the student is continuing their education, future academic goals and career goals, as well as how the student feels that can truly create change in the future.
Monday 07 August 2017
Friday 15 December 2017
  • Full Time or Part Time student in a post-baccalaureate program of study at an accredited institution at the time of the application deadline (on or before 15 June, 2017) OR


  • Full Time or Part Time student in your senior or final year of your undergraduate program during 30 November – 15 December who will be enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program in the academic year immediately following the granting of the award.


  • Must be a Golden Key member