KY Acknowledgements

Community badge (aktiivimerkki)

The community badge is granted by the KY board to a current member of the association who has held positions of responsibility at KY or KY associations during their studies. At least one of these positions needs to have occurred during the year preceding the Annual Ball where the badge if awarded.

Badge of dedication (harrastusmerkki)

The badge of dedication is granted by the KY board to a current or former member of the association who has held multiple positions of large responsibility at KY or KY associations during their studies over multiple years.
Badge of dedication is granted to people who already hold a community badge and have shown excellent quality of work during their activities.

Badge of merit (ansiomerkki)

Badge of merit is granted by the representative council to a current or former member of the association who has held positions of large responsibility at KY or KY associations after receiving the badge of dedication.
Badge of merit is granted to people who already hold a badge of dedication and have shown excellent quality of work.

Badge of honour (kunniamerkki)

Badge of honour is granted by the representative council after consulting the KY Honorary Delegation. Badge of honour is granted to KY’s honorary members, but can also be granted as a special acknowledgement for current or former members of the associations who have shown tremendous and long-term work in favour of the association after receiving the badge of merit.
The badge of honour is only granted in quinquennial Annual Balls.