Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Golden Key Scholarship. The Golden Key Scholarship Fund has awarded more than 350 scholarships totaling over $700,000 since 1985. Our scholarships are awarded to qualified female undergraduate students of sororities that are recognized by the National Panhellenic Council, the Panhellenic Council, or the Multicultural Greek Council at the University of Missouri-Columbia. For 2023, several scholarships of up to $3000 will be awarded!  This scholarship is based on involvement in your sorority chapter, participation in other campus and community activities, and academic achievement. If you have any questions about the Golden Key Scholarship Fund, please email us at

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Initiated and active dues-paying member of a sorority recognized by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Missouri during the academic year to which the award would apply (2023-2024). 
  • Achieved at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 with no “F” grades reported, as confirmed by an unofficial University of Missouri transcript.
  • Classified as a full-time student registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours during the Spring 2023 semester, and classified as a full-time undergraduate student for the entire academic year the award would apply (2023-2024).
  • Must have completed at least 12 academic hours by the end of the 2022 fall semester at the University of Missouri - Columbia. 
  • Involved in campus, sorority, and/or community activities.

Application Requirements:

  • A letter of good standing from your chapter president or standards chairman. This should be uploaded when submitting your application.
  • A copy of your unofficial transcript. This should be uploaded when submitting your application.
  • A reference letter from a professor, adviser, employer, supervisor, etc. The reference letter should be emailed to by March 15, 2023.
  • An interview is required for scholarship finalists and will be conducted April 15, 2023. You will be notified in advance by email of your interview time slot.