The Golden Key or Golden Key International Honour Society (formerly Golden Key National Honor Society) is a non-profit organization founded in 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia to recognize academic achievement among college and university students.
Golden Key currently has over four hundred chapters at colleges and universities in eight countries and has over two million members. Membership into the Golden Key Honor Society is by invitation only and is offered to those in the top fifteen percent of college and university students.
Golden Key offers more than one million dollars in scholarships to students each year. Golden Key also offers students help with resume writing, graduate program assistance, career planning, leadership opportunities, networking and member discounts.
Golden Key Motto:
To enable members to realize their
potential through the advancement
of academics, leadership and service.