National Young Woman of Distinction is the designation, and
special honor, conferred by GSUSA on ten (10) Girl Scout Gold Award recipients
whose final projects demonstrated extraordinary leadership, had a measurable
and sustainable impact, and addressed a local challenge that related to a
national and/or global issue. Recipients
will receive a $5000 academic scholarship made possible by the Kappa Delta
Any Diamonds Council Gold Award recipient who meets the
criteria found in the attached document may apply. All applications must be submitted to the
Diamonds NYWOD Liaison by the stated deadline.
Of the eligible applications received, Council will select up to three
(3) to be submitted to GSUSA as nominees for National Young Women of Distinction.
The 2014 National Young Women of Distinction applications are now available. Any Girl Scout who completed her Gold Award
from May 1, 2014 to March 1, 2015 is eligible to apply to the Diamonds
Council. Completed applications and
supporting documents should be sent via US Postal Service only and are due to
Diamonds National Young Women of Distinction Liaison no later than Monday,
March 2, 2015.
ATTN: Diamonds National Young Women of Distinction Liaison
Girl Scouts - Diamonds
615 West 29th Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114