Golden Key International Honours Society is a collegiate academic honor society that recognizes the top 15% of juniors and seniors in all academic disciplines. In its thirty-year history, Golden Key has become known as one of the most progressive organizations in higher education and spread to 360 chapters at colleges and universities in seven countries.
In addition to numerous other benefits and opportunities, Golden Key International Honour Society makes $400,000 in awards and scholarships available to members annually and offers several routes for campus and community service.
Although a collegiate academic honors society, Golden Key also recognizes over 8,000 Honorary members. Elected by local Golden Key chapters, Honorary members are individuals active on campus or in the community in the areas of scholarship, leadership, or service. Their ranks include astronauts, entertainers, presidents, Olympic medalists, Nobel Laureates, authors, and religious leaders.