Part I will be weighted the most (40%) and the other three parts will be weighed equally. If you complete all parts fully, you will generally receive the award. All other applications are judged holistically. Generally, you will need to complete at least 70% (210 Points) of all the criteria to receive the award.
Yes, it is important to submit a personal statement of the highest quality. Although there is not a limit on the number of members that may receive the awards, the essay will allow the awards committee to understand you. The personal statement is weighed more than the other three parts (40%).
Local causes refer to any organization that is not listed under another category. Key Club International strongly believes that clubs should decide what projects each one undertakes so we have decided to include the general category.
Please send an email to the District Awards Committee (email is on the Overview tab when you log in) by 8:00 PM EST on the night the application is due (February 1 for Early and February 15 for Regular). Requests after this time may not be honored.
Yes, we try our best to make sure that none of your data is lost. This is done by automatically saving your application while you are filling it out and hosting it on a secure platform. However, we do recommend that you save your responses somewhere in the off-chance that something goes wrong.