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Welcome to Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key is an honor society of leadership and success like no other. We celebrate and support collegiate scholars around the world and we want you to be part of it. ​
Did you already receive an invitation? Congratulations!​

Thinking about joining an honor society?

Excellent. You've earned it.

Join Golden Key International Honour Society to be recognized for your achievements, qualify for amazing scholarship opportunities,  connect with like-minded high performers around the world, and grow as a leader.  Your Golden Key honor society membership is so much more than a well-earned mark of distinction on your resume. Your membership is an opportunity to learn, grow, travel, and  meet incredible people – for a lifetime.

Why join Golden Key?

Let our CEO Melissa Leitzell explain what we're about and why you should become a lifetime member in this welcoming live Zoom info session! Register now to join an upcoming call.


This has been a HUGE year for Golden Key as we launched GKA and continue on our mission to support our members and help them succeed in their studies and careers. Your support will help us to develop our programs and to find new and even more amazing ways to serve our members.
Member Spotlights
Feature spotlights

GK Scholarships 2021: Julia Beker

Golden Key is happy to introduce Julia Beker, one of Golden Key’s 2021 Outstanding Member Award winners. Julia studies psychology at the University of Canterbury. “I am honoured and humbled to receive the Golden Key Outstanding Member Award for 2021,” Julia says. “This year with

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Feature spotlights

Lessons I learned studying abroad in Malawi

Studying abroad has been a profound part of both my personal and academic careers for the past eight years. I have been profoundly blessed with the places I have been able to travel to, including Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and most recently, Malawi,

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For Undergraduates & Graduates

How can alumni stay involved with Golden Key?

Even if you’ve graduated, that doesn’t mean it’s the end of your experience with Golden Key. There are plenty of opportunities for alumni to get involved and stay involved with GK. We’re happy to share six ways for alumni to continue to be active members

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For Chapters

How to get involved with Golden Key?

Have you joined Golden Key but still aren’t sure how to become involved? Then you’ve come to the right place. While many students join honor societies for the resume booster, we know that GK members are hard-working leaders, eager to be involved in their community

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Do you already have a unique invite code?​

Did you receive an email from us with your personal invitation? Congratulations! Use your unique invite code to join:

Are you in the top 15% of your class?​

Amazing! See if you qualify to be an honor society member by sharing your GPA and academic transcript here: