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.
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.