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Older Girl Resources

Cadettes-Ambassadors (grades 6-12): Want to get involved with Girl Scouts beyond your troop or service unit? Check out these opportunities to take the lead, meet fun people, and make a difference locally, nationally, and globally!

Teen Leadership

Girl Advisory Board (grades 10-12)
Global Arms of Advocacy (grades 9-12)


Many of our community partners and other organizations offer scholarships perfect for Girl Scouts.

Featured Scholarship

Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship: Students are often faced with ethical dilemmas in school, at work, or within their social circles. When faced with a situation or circumstance where there is a choice to be made, how will they respond? This essay prompt challenges students to dive into inner-conflict while describing resolution tactics for their unique encounters with ethics and integrity, with consideration for overall impact as it relates to community. Students in grades 9-12 (graduating classes 2020-2023) are invited to apply and submit their 400 word essay on the "Importance of Ethics & Integrity in Our Community" for their chance at winning one of five scholarships up to $1,500.

Current scholarship opportunities
Scholarship Deadline Details
Athena Foundation's Pinnacle Scholarships Monday, March 11 $10,000 scholarships awarded to five outstanding high school seniors pursuing STEM degrees.
BBB Ambassador Scholarship Thursday, Oct. 31 Up to $2,500 awarded for delivering consumer fraud prevention tips and resources to peer groups through the Better Business Bureau
Chelsea's Light Foundation Scholarship rolling deadlines $300 for girls currently working toward the Girl Scout Gold Award in San Diego County
Cottey College Grants and Scholarships   Girl Scout Leadership Award Scholarship available, $1,000 Gold Award scholarship
Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship Friday, Aug. 30 Up to $1,500 awarded for essay on "The Importance of Ethics & Integrity in our Community" through the Better Business Bureau
Explore the World Travel Scholarship from Hostelling International USA Saturday, March 2 $2,000 travel scholarships for San Diego and Imperial County area residents ages 18-30
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Tuesday, March 12 $10,000 scholarships to students studying engineering or computer science
Mira Mesa Town Council Verne Goodwin Scholarship Friday, May 3 $1000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors who are Mira Mesa residents.
Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program Wednesday, May 15  
Paul Smith's College Gold Awardee Scholarship   PSC students only, Gold Award scholarship
PEO Scholarships rolling deadlines  
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Annually in November See link for application process
Scholarships for Student Caregivers deadlines vary  
SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship Monday, July 15 $2,000 Award for students who have acted as a caregiver to an adult friend of relative in any capacity
Sweet Briar College Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship Monday, April 1 $2500 Gold Award Scholarship
Scholarship Resources