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.
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
Let us know if you are planning to earn your Gold Award!
Social Media and Your Gold Award
Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska supports the efforts of girls pursuing their Gold Award to secure funding via online avenues, such as Facebook and reputable crowd sourcing sites. To that end, the council will co-sponsor Facebook events for girls working on their Gold Award. The council also will promote a Gold Award applicants’ GoFundMe page, or similar effort, with one post on the council’s primary social media platforms. To arrange a social media promotion, please contact Shannon.
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
Meet Spirit of Nebraska's 2017 Gold Award Girl Scouts and be inspired by their Take Action projects.