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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.

Audrey I. Newcomer Scholarship Fund - Dr. Risdon Memorial Development Award

The Dr. Risdon Memorial Development Award is provided by the Audrey I. Newcomer Scholarship Fund, and is available for parent in the Greater Kansas City area who is returning to school for education and training as a nurse.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships

The Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships are available for LGBTQ students and allies who have completed at least two years of undergraduate study.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 7
2020

Theta Xi Balance Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students at the University of Southern California who do not currently belong to a sorority or fraternity. Selection is based on several factors, such as leadership, community service, and academic merit.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 15
2020

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Academic Scholars (FAS)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors who plan to attend a college or university in Florida. Students must have a weighted grade point average of 3.5 or higher and have a SAT score of 1290 or higher or an ACT score of 29 or higher (or meet other academic requirements). Students must have also completed at least 100 hours of community service.

Total: $2589 Awards:  11005
Deadline:  August 31
2020

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors who plan to attend a participating college or university in Florida. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must earn minimum scores on the ACT, SAT, or PERT. Students must also complete 30 or more hours of community service.

Total: $949 Awards:  882
Deadline:  August 31
2020

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors who plan to attend a college or university in Florida. Students must have a weighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and have a SAT score of 1170 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher (or meet other academic requirements). Students must have also completed at least 75 hours of community service.

Total: $1740 Awards:  12434
Deadline:  August 31
2020

GTE Financial Current High School Student Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 and are members of GTE Financial Credit Union in the Tampa Bay area. Students may become members of GTE prior to or during the scholarship application process.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 1
2020

Jazz Education Network (JEN) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 14 years of age or older that display an exceptional talent and potential in jazz performance and/or education or industry. Applicants must demonstrate potential for growth, artistic accomplishments, and leadership skills; university students must also demonstrate financial need.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 15
2020

Good Works Scholarship

The scholarship program is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additionally, they must show a dedicated interest in community service and projects pertaining to criminal justice.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2020

Arcadia University Campus Achievement Award For Returning Students

U.S. undergraduate students attending Arcadia University in Pennsylvania are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate financial need, campus involvement and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 1
2020

Boston College Presidential Scholars Program

U.S. students who demonstrate outstanding academic records, hold leadership roles in their school and are committed to and have a demonstrated interest in community service are eligible for this award. Students will be considered upon admission to Boston College in Massachusetts.

Total: $52500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  November 1
2020

University of Oregon Stamps Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Oregon, and are residents of and graduating from a high school in Oregon. Students must: have a grade point average of 3.85 or higher; have an SAT score of 1300 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher; and exemplify leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation.

Total: $31250 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 1
2020