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Girl Scout Gold Award Go Gold

Gold Award Girl Scouts

Issues of the world, meet your match.

Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the the mark of the truly remarkable—proof that not only can she make a difference, but that she already has.

The highest achievement in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award is a top-tier credential for girls as they enter their post–high school lives. Think of the Gold Award as a key that opens doors to scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing career opportunities.


Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin

You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if...
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You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent)
 

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You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador
 

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You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys or earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey

Gold Award Steps
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Identify an issue
 

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Investigate your issue thoroughly
 

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Get help and build your team
 

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Create a plan
 

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Present your plan and gather feedback 
 

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Take action
 

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Educate and inspire
 

Gold Award Scholarships

There are several fantastic scholarship opportunities exclusively for Gold Award Girl Scouts. Explore and learn more.