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About Blue Key

Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Blue Key Honor Society bases its eligibility for membership on all-around leadership in student life, high scholastic achievement, service to others, citizenship, and an adherence to principles of faith.

Blue Key Honor Society is unique in that it recognizes upperclassmen at colleges and universities throughout the nation for an exemplary and balanced record of achievement inside and outside the classroom.

Blue Key Honor Society celebrates and honors the many accomplishments of it membership. The special qualities of Blue Key members as they model service to others include intellectual curiosity with a desire to acquire knowledge, modeling a significant pattern of leadership which contributes to the institution's student and campus life, service to the community and citizenship, expressing humility through moral character and integrity, and a strong sense of faith in word and deed.


  • Catalyst applications are now open! Learn more about the program on our Catalyst page or apply directly here


  • Thank you to everyone who attended the Leadership Appreciation Banquet on November 8th. For pictures from the event and to view award winners, please visit the LAR page. 


  • To schedule a YouLeads workshop for your student organization or high school, please contact the Director of YouLeads, Claire Wingert at cwingert@ksu.edu.


  • Blue Key Scholarship applications will open on January 28, 2019. Please see the Scholarship page for more details.