2018-2019 Blue Key applications are now open!
February 22nd at 11:59 pm - Applications due
March 4th - Blue Key Interviews in the Staley School of Leadership Studies
Blue Key membership requirements include:
- Attend all Blue Key meetings, activities, and retreats.
- Make Blue Key a top priority.
- Commitment to continued expansion of leadership and personal development programs.
- Fulfillment of the duties of a Blue Key office.
- Effective and credible service as a role model for the campus and community.
- Significant leadership experience in student/community organizations.
- Minimum K-State GPA of 3.0.
- Have senior status by Fall 2018 (90 Hours)
- Commitment to dedicate significant time and energy to Blue Key
- Must be an enrolled K-State student during both semesters of the 2018-2019 academic year.
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 upper-classmen 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.
Benefits of Blue Key Include:
Acknowledgement for a record of excellence in Leadership, Scholarship and Service with an internationally recognized honor society. Life membership and receipt of a credential that is recognized for quality and selectivity by graduate programs, institutions, and professional fields. Opportunity to make a significant contribution to the quality of campus life. Participate with a forum of stimulating individuals who create ideas and programs to serve others and implement those efforts. Experience the principle of "best leadership practices" with dedicated campus leaders.
Dr. Pat Bosco
Career: Vice President of Student Life & Dean of Students
Dr. Jackie McClaskey
Career: Kansas Secretary of Agriculture
Dr. Emily Lehning
Career: Assistant Vice President & Director, New Student Services
Position: Blue Key/Quest Advisor
Career: Assistant Director of New Student Services
Career: Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering