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Gold Award

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 (grade 9-12 or equivalent) 


You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador


You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey

Here's how to Go Gold!

Before you start (optional)
Take a workshop
Attend office hours

Complete your Gold Award Proposal
Read the Help List
Review the Gold Award process
    Use the app
    Download Word document

When you're ready
Notification of Change
Final Report

Questions? Contact Steph Dawes at or (619) 610-0792.