The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Once achieved, it shows colleges, employers, and your community that you’re out there changing the world.
Join a century of women who have done big things. Learn more about Gold Award scholarships, the history of the Gold Award, and the benefits of going Gold. All proposed projects must be approved by one of our 5 Regional Gold Award Committees. Final Gold Award Reports are submitted by February 1 each year for approval and recipients are recognized by Council.
Leaders or recent Gold Award recipients: interested in mentoring and
guiding an older girl as she pursues the highest award a Girl Scout
can earn? We’d like to invite you to review the Gold Award Committee
position description below and if you’re interested submit your
application to email@example.com We have Gold Award committees
in each of our 5 regions who meet monthly (as long as there is a
candidate presenting). If you have additional questions about the
committee, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or
You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout
You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey
You have attended a Council-sponsored Gold Award Workshop. Leaders
and parents are encouraged to attend as they will provide the support
system during the pursuit of the Gold
Girl Scout Gold Award Steps
Identify an issue
Investigate your issue thoroughly
Get help and build your team
Create a plan
Present your plan and gather feedback
Educate and inspire
Proposals are due the first Council business day of each month.
Ambassador Girl Scouts in 12th grade must submit their proposals no
later than June 1 of their graduating year.