2013 South Africa Conference Travel Grant Recipients


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.

sa_summit_logo_cg_2013The South Africa Conference Travel Grant awarded recipients $2,000 to cover their registration and assist with the cost of travel/accommodations to attend the 2013 Golden Key South Africa Conference in Cape Town from September 20-22, 2013. All Golden Key members that do not live in South Africa were eligible to apply by submitting an essay describing how attending the South Africa Conference will help them realize their potential and how they would share the information with their local chapter.  Golden Key is thrilled to award these grants to deserving members and assist them in expanding their horizons. The South Africa Conference includes amazing speakers, workshops, networking, fun social events and learning opportunities.
The winners, in no particular order, are:

  • Chinwe Oriji, Rutgers University
  • Christopher Walther, Pace University, Pleasantville
  • Aristides Romero Moreno, Farmingdale State College
  • Coulter Tallent, American Public University System
  • George Ureke, American Public University System
  • Aleesa Carrington, North Carolina A&T University
  • Janis Davis Jones, Polk State College
  • Necola  Charles, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix
  • Devin Walsh-Felz, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Dan Bumblauskas, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Kevin Bessy, Ashford University
  • Brandall Nelson, Brigham Young University
  • Susanna Muradyan, California State University, Sacramento
  • Svetlozar Miloshev, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Boon Wai Phuah, Monash University
  • Eric Ngang, University of South Australia
  • Kevin Tuyau, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Zhenxinyu Zhang, University of British Columbia
  • Andreas Qvale Hovland, Simon Fraser University
  • Leandra Dumanski, University of Saskatchewan


Congratulations and have a great time in Cape Town!

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.