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
Are you ready to 'Go Gold'?
Brainstorm ideas or get inspired by the 2016 Gold Award recipients.
TRAIN! As of Oct. 1, 2016 any girl seeking to complete her Gold Award must attend GSHPA's Gold Award Workshop prior to submitting a Proposal.
Submit Proposal: Please allow up to two weeks for the committee to review your materials.
After the Gold Award Committee reviews your materials, you will receive an invite for a phone interview to discuss your proposal. Further details will be provide prior to the interview.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.