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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.

University of Indianapolis Presidential Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who are planning to attend the University of Indianapolis as freshmen. Students must have a grade point average of "A" or higher and a combined critical reading/math SAT of 1200 or above or an ACT composite score of 29 or higher.

Total: $27860 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 15
2018

Airports Council Scholarship Program

The Airport Council International of North America Scholarship is available to U.S. and Canadian graduate or undergraduate students who are majoring in airport management or airport operations. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2500
Deadline:  December 15
2018

Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female-identifying undergraduate and graduate students who exhibit strong leadership skills, as demonstrated by past and present educational, professional, and volunteer experiences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 15
2018

BEF General Academic Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community, and need for financial assistance.

Total: $5000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  December 28
2018

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. graduate nursing students who are enrolled at an AACN member institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 30
2018

Denny's 'Hungry for Education' Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are 16 years of age or older at time of application. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, be involved in community service, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  200
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Imagine America Scholarship - High School Seniors

This scholarship is available for high school seniors attending a high school in the U.S. who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, financial need, and demonstrated community service. Students must plan to attend one of the 500 participating career colleges.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8468
Deadline:  December 31
2018

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must demonstrate financial need (as determined by Scholarship Management Services, administrator of the program), and demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and within the community.

Total: $10000 Awards:  18
Deadline:  January 4
2019

Furman University Charles H. Townes Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who reside outside of South Carolina and plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Furman University John D. Hollingsworth Scholarship

This scholarship is available for South Carolina high school seniors who plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Dunham-Kerley Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who serve as leaders and role models in the LGBT community. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana or Alaska.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019

Kathy Spadoni Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington. Applicants must have a history of leadership and working toward positive social change. Preference is given to students who are self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), members of LGBT families, or straight-allies who have been strongly supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 11
2019