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Awards & Opportunities


Higher Awards

The Girl Scout award structure and forms have been updated. All girls wishing to engage in a Girl Scout Bronze, Silver or Gold Award project, must follow the new award structure guidelines and use the updated forms.
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Colleges and universities recognize the merits of the Girl Scout experience by making scholarships and grants available to Girl Scouts and recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award. Girls seeking scholarships should contact their high school guidance counselor or the financial aid office at the school they wish to attend for information on any scholarships that might be available to Girl Scouts.

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Scholarship Applications

• Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Application

• Girl Scout Statewide Gold Award Scholarship

• Shining Star Scholarship Application

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery, availability of the Shining Star ENERGY scholarship will be announced at a later date.


• Scholarships for Girl Scouts

For more information, email or call 210-349-2404.



A volunteer board of directors sets strategic direction for Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. Board members represent the broad diversity of our council membership and the communities we serve.

Board Chair - Dr. Gretcha Flinn

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When Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912, she understood that dedicated and dynamic leaders were vital to helping girls develop their full potential. Today, the organization is led by the chief executive officer, National Board of Directors, headquarters staff, and volunteers and professional staff in over 100 local councils across the U.S.

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