Go for the Gold by 15 Dec 2018*. Here’s why.

by Donna Moriarty

Donna Moriarty, Founder of Silversmith Writing & Editing, is a veteran writer, editor and author whose work has appeared in national magazines, newspapers and blogs. She is the author of Not Just Words: How a Good Apology Makes You Braver, Bolder, and Better at Life. Follow her on Twitter @demoriarty.

Here’s why you should go for Gold and become a Golden Key Member.

*2018 Membership Deadline is 15 December 2018!

Did you get an invitation to join the Golden Key International Honour Society?

Congratulations and well done! That invitation is proof of your talent and achievements.

Membership in Golden Key is offered only to the top 15 percent of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, and top-performing graduate students in all fields of study.

So, what’s next for you?

Go for gold with a Golden Key membership and level up on your outstanding achievements.


Here are the top three reasons for joining by 15 Dec 2018.

1- This is big. So be proud and share it.


Get the famous Golden Key badge you earned before the New Year. Join Golden Key and announce it to your professors, family, friends and future employers. It’s your mark of true excellence and performance. This really demonstrates your ongoing commitment to your academic goals, service and leadership.

2- Be first in line for the 2019 scholarship awards.

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Hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships are awarded to Golden Key members EVERY year. Travel, study or advance your research in your chosen field. As a member you qualify for $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 scholarship awards. But you have to be in it to win it. Join Golden Key by 15 Dec 2018 to be in the running for the newest crop of awards for 2019.  Remember, scholarships are awarded to members only, so you must apply for membership to be eligible.

3- Expand your horizons and make a big difference in 2019. Together.

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Tap into the amazing Golden Key network. Imagine connecting with people who share your values, motivations and dreams. Discover a global network of high performers and change makers (like you) who can make incredible things happen. This is real change, and you can be a part of the excitement. From grassroots service efforts on campus to the international Golden Key summit, join with other Golden Key members as you make a big difference–together.

Join Golden Key now to get started on the next big thing.

Take the next step to gold.

Find out if you’re eligible for membership in Golden Key.

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.