Details for Graduate Scholar Award - December

Graduate Scholar Award - December

This is Golden Key’s premier scholarship.  This scholarship supports members’ post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities anywhere in the world. 

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

  1. A faculty member in your field of study
  2. A current or former employer
  3. A university or organization official familiar with your involvement in university or community service

4.)   Résumé/CV

5.)   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 doing your post baccalaureate studies at.


PLEASE NOTE: All application documents are uploaded online with the exception of a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV). Only PDF documents can be uploaded. To save a document as a PDF, you can use a free online tool at

Winners and non-winners will be notified via email 90 - 120 days following the listed application deadline date.

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

Emphasis will be place around a student’s involvement with Golden Key. Emphasis will also 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.
Wednesday 26 August 2015
Tuesday 15 December 2015
  • Full-Time or Part-Time members in a post-baccalaureate program of study at an accredited institution at the time of application OR
  • Full-Time or Part-Time member in an undergraduate program 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