Leadership Scholarships

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Taking on a leadership is no easy task. It requires a strong knowledge, skill, and humility. Leaders are those that we look to for direction, inspiration, advice, and to keep us going when things get tough. If you’ve taken on a leadership role, whether it was for your school’s sport team, club, outside organization, or volunteer group, you may be qualified to earn free money for college. Leadership scholarships reward students who show skills in motivating others in and out of the classroom. If you’re a leader, check out this list of leadership scholarships to help add to your college savings. For even more scholarships, be sure to fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Spirit of Anne Frank Award

Graduating high school seniors who are community leaders and have been accepted to a four-year college are eligible for this award. The award recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals and courage that Anne Frank represents today.

Total: $10000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Art Major Category

This scholarship is open to California undergraduate students who are enrolled in an arts program/major (i.e., visual arts, dance, music, film, etc.) at an accredited California four-year institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Blue Diamond International Category

This scholarship is open to California high school seniors and undergraduate students who have an interest in international agricultural trade and intend to pursue studies in areas such as agriculture, economics, business, international studies, language studies, etc. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Business/Agricultural Students Category

This scholarship is open to California residents enrolled in a California community college or four-year college or university. Students must major in business or agricultural business and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Culinary/Hospitality/Events Category

This scholarship is open to California students who are or will be enrolled in a culinary cooking, hospitality management, or event planning major/program at an accredited California four-year university or college, culinary specialty school, or community college. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Current Agricultural Students Category

This scholarship is open to California undergraduate and graduate students who have completed 12 or more credit hours of agricultural classes. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Incoming Agricultural Students Category

This scholarship is open to California students who will graduate high school and begin college in the current year and plan to pursue studies in agriculture. Students must attend a California college/university and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Past Participants Category

This scholarship is open to California students who will be enrolled in a four-year accredited college, university, or community college in California in the fall semester. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have participated/exhibited in the California State Fair in the past three years.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Sacramento Region Top Achiever Category

This scholarship is open to California high school seniors who are ranked in the top five percent of their class for academic performance in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties. Students must plan to attend a California college or university.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Teacher Credential Program Category

This scholarship is open to California students who are pursuing a teaching credential program; undergraduate students and re-entry professionals are both eligible, and undergraduate students may be enrolled in an education major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Top Ten Percent Category

This scholarship is open to California high school seniors who are ranked in the top 10 percent of their class and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must plan to attend an accredited California four-year college or university in the fall semester.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Trade School Category

This scholarship is open to California high school seniors who plan to enter an accredited California trade school. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019