There are many reasons to stay in Girl Scouting, and not least of
them is the prestige that comes along with earning badges, seeing the
world through travel and achieving the Highest Awards.
There are a number of special scholarship opportunities that reflect
the universally understood value in Girl Scouting.
GSGCNWI GOLD AWARD SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2021 Gold Award Scholarship will open in March 2021.
The GSGCNWI Gold Award Scholarship is made possible by generous
endowments to our council. High school seniors who received their Gold
Award in our council are eligible to apply.
2021 application will open in March
During 2020 Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana had
the privilege and pleasure of signing scholarship letters for 7 girls
to continue their education--totaling $13,200!
CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The following components will be considered when reviewing this application:
- Your Gold Award final report content
- Your explanation
of how this scholarship will help in your future studies and plans
- Your potential as an advocate for Girl
Scouting and the Highest Awards
- The GSGCNWI Gold Award Scholarship is non-renewable.
- Amounts awarded may vary on a case-to-case basis, with a minimum
award of $500 per recipient and a maximum award of $2,000 per
- Amount awarded will be given directly from GSGCNWI
to the school when matriculation is confirmed.
- Please see
restriction section for policy on enrollment, deferment and
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
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