- Complete your Silver Award and one Senior/Ambassador Journey - OR - two Senior/Ambassador Journeys (including the Take Action Project) to hone the skills you’ll need to earn your Gold Award.
- Complete Going for the Gold training in-person or online.
- Register for Go Gold Online.
- Create a plan using the Gold Award Proposal Preview and complete your Gold Award Project Proposal by July 1 through Go Gold Online, including supporting documents (letter of support and sustainability).
- Submit Money-Earning and Sponsorship Application, if applicable.
- Submit request form for projects that benefit GSCTX, if applicable.
- Once your project is approved, take action to carry out your project!
- Reflect on your hard work and turn in your completed Gold Award Final Report through Go Gold Online for review and approval to officially receive your Girl Scout Gold Award.
- Celebrate your achievements, reflect, and share your accomplishments with your community!
Become a Gold Award Girl Scout
Change the world, change your life, and earn the most prestigious award in Girl Scouting.
Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level. 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.
Passionate about an issue and want to make a difference—in a big way? The Girl Scout Gold Award is for you! Open to Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors (grades 9–12), this is the most prestigious award in Girl Scouts.
Get started on your Gold Award
Steps to Earn the Gold Award
Gold Award Workshop
Documents and Forms
Go Above and Beyond
Find support from the Gold Award Committee
They did it—so can you!
See how Gold Award Girl Scouts have made a difference—and discover how you can make a positive impact by earning your Gold Award.