So you’ve gone for the Gold. That’s awesome! And guess what? You might be eligible to apply for a Girl Scout scholarship! We know how hard all our Girl Scouts work to make the world a better place and we’re so excited to support you in your continued leadership journey. Learn more about college scholarships available for Gold Award recipients.
The Joseph P. and Lotus Crutchfield-Healy Memorial Scholarship was established in July 1998 by Kathy Healy-Justice and Mike Justice, two long-time Girl Scout volunteers in Susanville. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize the accomplishments of a GSSN Ambassador Girl Scout earning her Gold Award and to encourage her pursuit of a four-year college or university education. The scholarship is intended to help defray the costs of attending the college or university.
1. is a currently registered Girl Scout with Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada.
2. has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award.
3. is a graduating high school senior.
4. has applied for or enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Academic success and extra-curricular activities will be considered, with a focus on the impact of the Gold Award project.
Number of Awards Award Amount
One per year one time award of $2,000
The GSUSA Gold Award Scholarship recognizes and provides financial support to one Gold Award Girl Scout per council.
For additional information on college scholarships, contact your high school guidance counselor, reach out to the financial aid office of the school(s) you wish to attend, and check out these websites: