About Mortar Board

Scholars... Chosen for Leadership, United to Serve.

Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service. Our Society provides its members with opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities, and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.

Since its founding in 1918, Mortar Board has grown and evolved to match the needs of members, providing exclusive services and educational opportunities such as career networking, fellowships and awards. Over a quarter of a million members have held the honor of being initiated at 231 chartered chapters across the nation.

Notable Members

Honorary Members



* = Carnegie Mellon alum