Joining Garnet and Gold Key

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Dear Student Leader…

Thank you for showing interest in the Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary. We are FSU’s oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary on campus. We date back to 1924 and the Florida State College for Women. It began with class competitions, high school scholastic achievements and a desire to foster and commend outstanding leadership, scholarship and service.

Our Alumni include former Governors, Ministers, and Student Body Presidents to Marching Chiefs and World-Renowned Scientists. Garnet and Gold Key is not only a leadership honorary, but a close network of students, faculty, and friends that exemplify the utmost character, active involvement, and high academic standards.

To be eligible for membership into the Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary, you must meet the following requirements:

  • One full academic year of residence at the Florida State University.
  • Completed a minimum of 45 hours of academic credit.
  • Have held, or are currently holding, a minimum of two leadership positions in different organizations at the Florida State University. Community leadership and positions shall be accepted as well.
  • Hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater.

Please note there is a one-time fee of up to $25 due when you apply. There may be a subsequent fee of $100 if you are selected for membership that is due on or before your initiation. For more information regarding finances, please contact our Treasurer.


Applications are currently closed and will open in Fall 2021