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.
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
Before You Start Your Project
Submit a Gold Award Project Proposal
Please do not start your Gold Award Project until your proposal has been accepted and you have received a formal approval letter from your Regional Girl Experience Manager.
After You Complete Your Project
Submit a Gold Award Final Summary Report
Final reports are due no later than September 30 of the year you graduate high school.
- Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
- Final reports will not be accepted after September 30.
|Submission Deadline||Presentation Dates|
|January 2, 2018||January 23, 2018|
|March 9, 2018||March 27, 2018|
|May 11, 2018||May 22, 2018|
|July 13, 2018||July 24, 2018|
|September 14, 2018||September 25, 2018|
|November 9, 2018||November 27, 2018|