Girl Scout Gold Award
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
This form is also available at www.gsnetx.org/goldaward. Retain a copy for yourself and your advisor. Form
may be faxed to (972) 349-2498, mailed to Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Attn: Gold Award, 6001
Summerside Drive, Dallas, TX 75252 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit this form at least eight to ten weeks before the intended start date of your Gold Award Project.
Submission deadline is the 15
of each month. If the 15
falls on a weekend, applications are due by 9:00
a.m. on the following Monday. Projects received after this deadline will be reviewed the following month.
Proposal must be completed electronically. No handwritten proposals will be accepted. Projects are
reviewed on the first Thursday of the month and committee feedback will be provided by e-mail within seven
(7) business days. Do not begin your project until you have received written Council approval.
PLEASE NOTE THE IMPORTANT DEADLINES LISTED BELOW:
January 2 of the applicant’s senior year of high school is the latest date to submit an application to qualify to apply for the
GSNETX Gold Award Scholarship.
April 1 of the applicant’s senior year of high school is the deadline to submit completed Gold Award projects if applying
for the Betty Richardson Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship.
April 1 is the deadline to submit completed Gold Award projects to be included in the GSNETX Gold Award ceremony
May 15 of the applicant’s senior year of high school is the latest date a graduating senior may submit a Girl Scout Gold
Award project proposal.
September 30 after the applicant’s senior year is the final deadline to submit completed Gold Award projects
The following checklist is provided to help you through the Girl Scout Gold Award application process. Please include
all applicable items/attachments with your project proposal.
ATTACHMENT: If working with an organization, I have attached a signed letter of support from the organization
on the organization’s letterhead, or I am confident I can obtain one.
ATTACHMENT: If using another organization’s facilities, I have attached a signed letter of approval from the
organization on the organization’s letterhead. (Can be combined with letter of support if from the same
ATTACHMENT: If using troop funds, I have attached a troop funds letter signed by each member of my troop.
ATTACHMENT: I have attached Gold Award - Proposed Detailed Project Plan Timeline estimating hours for my
project. (Form is available at www.gsnetx.org/goldaward.
I have fully completed every required section of this proposal.
I have collected signatures as appropriate from my Troop Advisor and Project Advisor.
I have reviewed the Safety Activity Checkpoints and Volunteer Essentials with my Troop Advisor and/or Project
Advisor and agree to follow those standards. (Forms are available at www.gsnetx.org/activitycheckpoints and
I have read and agree to abide by the Financial Guidelines and am submitting my Gold Award
Project Budget Proposal (Form is available at www.gsnetx.org/goldaward.
If doing an event, I have a designated adult (over 18 years old) to act as my First Aider.