Golden Key International Honour Society, founded on 29 November 1977, is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines.

Last month was a huge one for Golden Key! I’m Melissa, CEO of Golden Key, and I’m thrilled to welcome the more than 3300 amazing new members who joined us during #MarchMania.

We can’t wait to help you make the most of your membership. We’re proud to be the world’s leading honor society with more than two million members and growing. But being part of Golden Key is about more than just having a great line to add to your resume.

At Golden Key, we believe in supporting you in every way we can. We want to make sure you have access to the best scholarships and internship opportunities around. We’ll help you to take part in a wide range of events, from big ones like our Leadership Summits to ongoing activities run by your local chapter. We’ll be there to assist you with networking and preparing for your future career.

If you’re a new member, here are some things you might like to check out to get you started on your Golden Key journey:

We’re so delighted to have you as part of Golden Key – and look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon…


Melissa Leitzell
CEO, Golden Key

If you’re not already a member of Golden Key–JOIN TODAY!

Be part of it.

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.