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 Request
Once you have submitted your Gold Award Proposal, please do not continue any work on your project until you receive an approval letter from council.
After You Complete Your Project
Submit a Gold Award Final Summary Report Request
Final reports are due no later than September 1 of the year you graduate high school.
Please note: handwritten forms will not be accepted.
|Submission Deadline||Presentation Dates|
|January 1, 2019||January 22, 2019|
|March 1, 2019||March 26, 2019|
|May 1, 2019||May 28, 2019|
|July 1, 2019||July 23, 2019|
|September 1, 2019||September 24, 2019|
|November 1, 2019||November 26, 2019|