When it comes to changing the world, Gold Award Girl Scouts take the lead. Those who earn this distinguished award have demonstrated extraordinary leadership while executing a project with a measurable and sustainable impact at a local, national or global level.
To begin this journey, girls must complete various prerequisites and then present their project proposal to the Girl Scout Gold Award Committee. The Gold Award Committee is made up of Girl Scout alums (many have earned this award) and are there to guide girls through this process, approving project ideas, helping identify new directions and ultimately signing off on final project presentations.
Before a Girl Scout even presents her project idea to the Gold Award Committee, she must write a proposal that captures the following elements.