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 (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
Girls wishing to pursue their Gold Award must take a Gold Award Workshop or Webinar. View our online calendar for upcoming opportunities.
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
The first step towards earning your Gold Award is submitting your Project Proposal. Once your project has been reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Gold & Silver Girl Recognition Team, adult and girl volunteers that want to help you get off to the right start!
Girls may choose to work on their Gold Award by either using the Go Gold Online submission or a paper submission.
We strongly recommend all girls work on their answers with their Girl Scout Advisor before submitting your Proposal and Final Report.
- Create Your Go Gold Online Submission (Proposal)
- Gold Award Proposal Cover Sheet PDF DOC
- Awards Time Log & Budget
Final Report Online Submissions:
Final Report Paper Submissions:
We want to celebrate your achievement! Please provide the requested
items for the annual Gold Award yearbook and project slideshow by
completing the Additional Resources Form.
- Short biography
- Action shot of you working on your project
Additional Resources & Requirements
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-795-1560 ext. 213.