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Awards & Opportunities


Higher Awards

As you earn one of Girl Scouts’ highest awards, you’ll change your corner of the world—and beyond. The possibilities are endless. View the Awards >>



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 Scholarships
 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.)

GSUSA Scholarships >>

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 Annie Uribe Turner

National Level Leadership
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, headquarters staff, and volunteers and professional staff in over 100 local councils across the U.S.

High Adventure

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Girl Board:
Serve as an Ex Officio member of our Board of Directors. Applications are open for 2023-24 session: APPLY HEREApplications are due Friday, March 3.

PR Team: Serve as a representative of Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas at media, fundraising, and other events. Applications for 2022 are closed. Stay tuned this fall for information about 2023!


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