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San Diego State University

National Scholarships and Fellowships

Honors Societies

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award

This scholarship supports members’ post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities anywhere in the world. The award offers support in the amount of $10,000.

Golden Key Scholarship Opportunities - various deadlines


Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship Awards

Fellowships are available for Mortar Board members ranging between $500 to $5,000 each.  A member of any age may apply for a Mortar Board Fellowship for postgraduate study in any field. The Mortar Board Fellowship Selection Committee endeavors to provide for a streamlined, yet thought-provoking application process that allows each applicant to showcase her/his accomplishments and plans. The Ideals of Mortar Board are considered by the committee: robust scholarship that is competitive nationwide, meaningful leadership, and dedication to service to one’s alma mater.

These fellowships are awarded annually.  Applications for the upcoming awards must be submitted on or before January 31. SDSU Mortar Board

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi supports its mission of recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields through its graduate research fellowship. The society awards 60 fellowships annually in the amount of $5,000 each and 40 Awards of Excellence in the amount of $2,000 each to students pursuing first year graduate or professional study on a full time basis.

2017-2018 Dates and Deadlines

Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award
Deadline is December 15, 2017

Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship Awards
National Deadline is March 2018

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
National Deadline is April 2018 

Contact Us 

Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean
Division of Undergraduate Studies
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive, 
San Diego, CA 92182-1623
Phone: (619) 594-2871
Fax: (619) 594-7934


For Weber Honors College students:

Dr. Martha Enciso
Associate Director, Weber Honors College
Phone: (619) 594-3834

Office:  Admin 201-D