Gold Award Girl Scouts
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.
Join a century of women who have done big things. Learn about scholarships for Gold Award Girl Scouts, the history of the Gold Award, and the benefits of going Gold.
Submit your application by the first of the month prior to the month you wish to begin your project (ex: to begin a project in January, this form must be submitted by December 1). Deadlines are firm. Do not begin your project until you have received approval from the Gold Award Advisory Board.
In order to participate in GSTOP-sponsored Gold Award ceremonies, your Gold Award Final Report must be submitted into GoGold no later than March 1.
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You have attended a GSTOP Gold Award training (see dates below).
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
Dates to remember:
|Gold Award Trainings |
Register for trainings on GSEvents.
Gold Award Training Workshop must be completed before you submit your proposal.
Gold Award Project Proposal must be approved prior to beginning your project.