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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.

Greater Mercer Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors residing in Mercer County, New Jersey who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service over several years are eligible for this award. Students must plan to enroll at a four-year college or university.

Total: $1750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Tony B. Leisner Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours toward an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school and be working as part of a library support staff.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

William Woods University LEAD Program

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to attend William Woods University. This award is automatically available to first-time WWU students.

Total: $5000 Awards:  340
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Nissan Scholarship

This award is available to Mississippi high school seniors who plan to enroll full time at a Mississippi public community college or university. Students must have high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and scored a 20 or higher on the ACT or a 940 or higher on the SAT.

Total: $6916 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

ALSC Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens who are pursuing master's degrees in library and information studies at ALA-accredited library schools are eligible for this award; students may not have completed more than 12 hours toward the degree at time of application. Applicants must plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 1
2020

UNF NE Florida Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society "FES Scholar" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are rising juniors and seniors at the University of North Florida. Students must be accepted into a program offered by the UNF School of Engineering and must have a UNF or transfer grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

UNF Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students at the University of North Florida who have a declared major in engineering or construction management. Students must: have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; be involved in extracurricular activities; and demonstrate leadership in their activities.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours towards an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school, be studying in the area of library and information studies, and be working as part of a library support staff.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved Master of Library Science (MLS) program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must plan to follow a career into the library and information technology field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours towards an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school, be studying in the area of library and information studies, and be currently working as part of a library support staff.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media

This scholarship is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens/permanent residents who pursue a master's degree in library science with a specialty in new media. The student must attend an ALA-accredited institution.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who are enrolled in a school with an ALA-accredited master's degree program in library science are eligible for this award. Students must have earned no more than 12 semester hours prior to June 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020