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2015 GSCTX Scholarship Winners


Colleges and universities recognize the merits of the Girl Scout experience by making scholarships and grants available to Girl Scouts and recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award. Girl Scouts seeking scholarships should contact their high school guidance counselor or the financial aid office at the school they wish to attend for information on any scholarships that might be available to Girl Scouts.

Apply for the GSCTX Founder's Scholarship

This year Girl Scouts of Central Texas will be offering a minimum of ten $1,000 Founder’s Scholarships for further education to graduating seniors in our council. Applications are open December 1, 2021 - February 7, 2022.  

Founder's Scholarship


  • Registered graduating senior Girl Scout members of GSCTX only
  • Active participation in Girl Scouting (affiliation with a troop not necessary)
  • Demonstrated academic achievements
  • Attendance at a college, university, trade, or technical school

Criteria for Consideration

  • Overall strength of the application
  • Overall strength of the recommendations
  • Girl Scout, school, and community leadership activities, awards earned, and work experience
  • High School grades and test scores
Texas Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship

Girl Scouts who have received their Gold Award can apply for one of two $1,000 scholarships.


  • Have earned the Gold Award in the state of Texas and received approval for the final project by April 1, 2022.
  • Currently registered as a Girl Scout in a Texas Girl Scout Council • Has a need for financial assistance.
  • Plans to enroll/are enrolled in a college, university, or higher education institute during the calendar year from June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023.
  • Has a minimum of a 3.0-grade point average.
  • Fills out and submits the Statewide Gold Award Scholarship Application & required supplemental materials.

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

View Application ❯


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