2 positions are available for Girl Board Member. Application and more info can be found here.
Girl Scouts of the USA has compiled the following list of universities/colleges, foundations, and Girl Scout councils that offer scholarships, awards, and grants to Girl Scouts.
Girl Scout Devon Murphy compiled a list of regional leadership scholarships.
For additional information on college scholarships, you may want to contact your high school guidance counselor, reach out to the financial aid office of the school you wish to attend, and/or check the Web sites at right. With some targeted research, you can uncover all sorts of helpful information on securing grants and scholarships. As with any online application, always be careful of the information you share. Before beginning your search, it’s a good idea to take the Girl Scouts internet safety pledge.
Check out the additional information about the Girl Scout Gold Award.
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Gold Award Scholarship Program
Earning the Girl Scout Gold Award qualifies a girl to apply for the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Gold Award Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded based on achievement in Girl Scouting, academics, leadership and service.
Applications are due no later than 5:00pm, June 1.
The Lifetime Membership Scholarship recognizes an outstanding graduating Girl Scout Ambassador living in the Girl Scouts Silver Sage Council area, who has been active in Girl Scouting and her community and will be graduating from high school in the 2019 year. The girl who earns this Lifetime Membership is a dedicated Girl Scout who has shown leadership, service, and commitment to the values of Girl Scouting in all areas of her life. The Girl Scout Gold Award will enhance a candidate’s chances, but it is not a requirement. This award will be judged on the following: 1) Application and 2) Essay and another form of art (song written by self, painting, poem, etc.) that expresses what Girl Scouts mean to her and what it means for her future. Please see the second page for details on essay and art
The Gloria Barron Prize
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes invites applications for its 2017 awards. The Barron Prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment. Each year, 15 winners will receive $5,000 to support their service work or higher education. The application deadline is April 15. Find more information and to apply here.
The Congressional Award Program
The Congressional Award program, sponsored by the United States Congress, honors youth for setting and accomplishing goals in the areas of voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration. This award is given to youth ages 14 to 23 who complete a given number of hours across each area. To date, over 7.4 million hours of service have been contributed to communities across the country as a part of the Congressional Award program and there are currently over 45,000 youth enrolled. Hours accumulated through Girl Scout Gold Award projects or other Girl Scout activities can be counted toward a candidate’s goal as long as activities are in compliance with the award program guidelines. (Please note that hours accumulated by Girl Scouts prior to registering for the Congressional Award do not count.)
Youth can earn up to six different honors: Bronze, Silver, and Gold certificates and Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals. Gold medal recipients will be recognized by members of Congress at an event in Washington, DC and are eligible to receive scholarships and other opportunities through schools and universities. All deadlines are rolling; Girl Scouts can start working towards a Congressional Award at any time. To access the Congressional Award program guidelines and instructions for logging hours, visit the Congressional Award website.