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.
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
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
Check out the brilliant work of our 71 Gold Award earners from 2015.
For more information contact email@example.com or
page for proposals and reports.
*All GSHPA Gold Award applicants need to submit their Gold Award proposals by the 15th of each month for review.
Are you a Gold Award Earner?
Help us connect with past Gold Award earners by either filling out or sharing this form to help us gather Girl Scouts' stories of what it was like to 'Go Gold' in celebration of its centennial!*
*Gold Award was known as The Golden Eagle of Merit, The Golden
Eaglet, First Class and the Curved Bar Award.