Joan Nelson Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship Provided by : Golden Key International Honour Society

Scholarship Amount

$7,500 USD

Application Deadline

December 15, 2017


This scholarship assists members who are going to participate in a study abroad program. This scholarship has been named in honor of Joan Nelson, who was a beloved Golden Key advisor, dedicated board member, mentor, leader, and friend to many in the Golden Key community. In addition to her 30 years of administrative service at the University of California, Los Angeles, Joan volunteered 25 years of service as a champion for Golden Key’s mission and was a role model to students.


A description of the planned program abroad.  Submit no more than 5000 words.  This can come directly from the program.
A personal statement discussing your rationale for study abroad. Submit no more than 1000 words.
A letter of recommendation from your Golden Key Chapter Advisor or the faculty/staff member you will be studying under/with during your time abroad. 
A current and comprehensive academic transcript.  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
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.

Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Caucasian, Asian, American Indian, African American
Graduate Students, Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshmen

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