Issues of the world, meet your match.
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. Scroll to the bottom of the page
to see how GSHPA’s Gold Award Girl Scouts are taking action in their
communities. (All higher awards have an extended deadline of
December 31, 2020, to submit final projects.)
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
**GSHPA is dedicated to helping girls of all abilities and
backgrounds achieve their Gold Award. Gold Award Staff will work with
you, your parents/caregivers, and your troop leader to ensure that you
have the support you need to complete your project.**
GSHPA is pleased to offer three scholarships for Gold Award Girl
Scouts currently attending or planning to enroll in post-secondary
education. The scholarship amounts are $1,000, $2,000, and $5,000.
Each scholarship is for a one-time payment directly to the
post-secondary institution. Eligible girls can apply by clicking here.
Applications are due Friday, May 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm.
Please review the application information and submit when
complete. Be sure to have your complete application information before
starting. Please note, applications cannot be started and saved to be
finished later. If you need a fillable word document, please
For this application you will need:
-Personal information, including Girl Scout history
-Post-secondary educational details (intentions acceptable)
-Volunteer efforts and leadership roles (including awards earned)
-Letters of reference (up to three)
-Answers to the following questions:
- What are your long-term educational goals?
yourself as a representative of Girl Scouting, now and in the
- What impact will this scholarship have on you?
Please reach out to email@example.com with any questions.
Check out the 2019 Gold Award Class!