Thursday, September 17, 2020

Is that Take Action project award-winning?

Every day, Girl Scouts in western Pennsylvania are making the world a better place through meaningful Take Action projects. Now, these girls have a chance to be honored for their hard work by applying for the 2021 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

Girls Scouts in grades 5-12 can apply online at Application Certifications should be emailed to GSWPA by Nov. 10, 2020, to Be sure to use Prudential Award in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed and one or more Girl Scouts will be selected to represent our council in the state-level judging by Nov. 20, 2020.

Top state-level honorees will receive special recognition from Prudential; the top high school and middle school volunteers will receive silver medallions, $1,000 awards, and an all-expense-paid trip to the nation's capital for several days of national recognition events. State-level winners will be announced Feb. 9, 2021. The top 10 youth volunteers for 2021 will be announced at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in May 2021. National Honorees will receive an additional $5,000, engraved Gold medallions, trophies for their school or organization, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a charitable nonprofit organization of his or her choice.

For more information, please visit or call 877-525-8491 if you need a paper application.