Florida Blue Key Application

Dear Prospective Member of Florida Blue Key,

Thank you for your interest in joining Florida Blue Key’s Spring 2020 Tapping Class. As the University of Florida’s oldest and most distinguished leadership honorary, Florida Blue Key recognizes a class of students each semester who have displayed exemplary leadership on campus and have made significant contributions to the University of Florida through service. Diversity of experience and involvement are important to the organization, and Florida Blue Key encourages applicants from all facets of campus.

The following are requirements for all applicants:

  1. Be a current full-time student at the University of Florida, or if graduating, be enrolled in the number of credit hours required to meet graduation requirements.
  2. Have completed sixty (60) hours of college credits excluding current enrollment, and twenty-four (24) of which were earned at the University of Florida.
  3. Have participated and demonstrated impactful leadership and service in extracurricular activities at the University of Florida.
  4. Have at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average.

The following are the components of a complete application:

  1. Resume printed on legal paper and formatted using the FBK Sample Resume with a signed statement granting the Student Activities and Involvement staff permission to verify GPA, credit hours, and student conduct standing.
  2. Completed application questions with 12pt font, single-spaced, and no longer than two pages.
  3. Payment of the $50 application fee either via Venmo (@FloridaBlueKey), cash, check made out to Florida Blue Key, or through our online store here.

Applications for the Spring 2020 Tapping Class open on Monday, February 24th and are due to the Florida Blue Key office no later than 5:00PM on Friday, March 13th.

If your application is incomplete or formatted incorrectly, you will not receive an interview or a refund. Please be considerate of this in submitting required materials.

Please keep the following Spring 2020 applicant timeline in mind:

Monday 2/24 – Florida Blue Key Applications Open

Friday 3/13 – Florida Blue Key Applications Due by 5pm

Saturday 3/14 – Florida Blue Key Service Project (see below)

Monday 3/16 – Florida Blue Key Pre-Tapping Banquet

Wednesday 3/18 – Sunday 3/22 Florida Blue Key Interviews

Saturday 4/25 – Spring 2020 Tapping Banquet (if selected)

Florida Blue Key Spring 2020 Application

Should you have any questions, please feel free to stop by during our application office hours or email me directly. Thank you again for your interest in Florida Blue Key, and we look forward to seeing your application.

Good luck, and Go Gators!

Libby Shaw

Vice President of Membership