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Girl Scout Gold Award Go Gold

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. 

Girl Scout Gold Award pin

Download the Gold Award GoGold Workbook

Attend a Girl Scout Gold Award Education workshop.*

*Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors who intend to earn their Girl Scout Gold Award must attend a Girl Scout Gold Award Education workshop within 12 months of submitting your proposal. Check the Events List for the most up-to-date list of workshop dates and locations.

You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:

You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, 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

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 


Take action


Educate and inspire

Girls Scouts graduating high school in spring 2018 must have final reports completed and submitted through GoGold Online  by September 30, 2018. Girls earning the Girl Scout Gold Award will receive their awards at the annual On My Honor Ceremony. If you have questions, please email