Three Golden Key Members Receive Gates Scholars Award


Golden Key International Honour Society, founded on 29 November 1977, is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines.

Golden Key International Honour Society members Alice Adriaenssens, Amna Jabeen and Katherine MacCord have been selected as Gates Scholars. The new scholarship program, created from the generosity of a $210 million trust from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, grants gifted graduate students the opportunity to study at the University of Cambridge for up to four years. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of intellectual abilities, leadership capacity and the commitment of candidates to solving global problems, especially in the areas of technology, health, equity and education.

About Golden Key

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity.