2014 National Young Women of Disctinction
National Young Women of Distinction (NYWOD) is the designation, and special honor, conferred by Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on ten 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.

For the 2014 NYWOD, any Girl Scout who completed her Girl Scout Gold Award from May 1, 2012 to March 1, 2014 is eligible to apply to her Girl Scout council or USAGSO for nominee consideration.

NYWOD Application (word doc)» download doc
NYWOD Application (PDF)» download pdf

Completed applications must be submitted to council by Monday, March 3, 2014 (see application above for complete details). Applications must be mailed (please do not fax or email) to: 

Girl Award Recognition Specialist
120 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
ATTN: Young Women of Distinction

GSHNJ will review all completed applications and select up to three nominees to send to GSUSA by March 31, 2014 

Please contact Aimee Bianca via abianca@gshnj.org with any questions.