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Gold Award Girl Scouts: Issues of the world, meet your match.

Gold Award Girl Scouts

Issues of the world, meet your match. 

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 about scholarships for Gold Award Girl Scouts, 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 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

Here's how to Go Gold!

Before you start

Submitting your Gold Award Project Proposal 
  • Create an account at GoGold Online
  • Complete Steps 1-5 in GoGold Online, ending with submitting your proposal via email through the system.
  • A staff member or Gold Award mentor will contact you about your proposal, edits or changes may be required. Please allow for up to two months for reviewing proposals and assigning Gold Award mentors.
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Questions? Contact our Gold Award staff liaison at