Girl Scout Awards

awardsThree Awards. One Life-Changing Experience.

We know you want to do good things for the world and help the people who need it most. Create a new initiative to address a community need. Lobby your local congressperson to take action against texting and driving. Educate others on how to treat the environment with the respect it deserves. We know you have great ideas, ones that have a lasting effect and you’re more than ready to work hard to put those ideas into motion.

Girl Scouting’s highest awards – the Bronze, Silver and Gold – are your opportunity to create a positive impact in your local or global community. Each registered Girl Scout can earn her level appropriate award. Girl Scout Juniors can earn the Bronze Award. Girl Scout Cadettes can earn the Silver Award. Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn the Gold Award.

Benefits of Earning the Highest Awards:

  • Create your community legacy by implementing a sustainable solution to a problem.
  • An increasing number of colleges and universities have recognized the achievements and leadership abilities of Girl Scout Gold Award recipients by establishing scholarship programs for them. Although Girl Scouts of the USA does not award scholarships to Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, GSUSA does publish the Scholarships for Girl Scouts Directory.
  • Girls who have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award often enter the four branches of the United States Armed Services at an advanced level and salary, having been recognized for their level of leadership shown in earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
  • Girls completing their Girl Scout Gold Award may apply their service hours to the President's Volunteer Service Award.

If you need assistance, or have any questions regarding the Awards, please email awards@gscsnj.org or call 800-582-7692.