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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: $29844 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 15
2019

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 27
2019

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
2019

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 31
2019

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
2019

Ted, W4VHF, and Itice, K4LVV, Goldthorpe Scholarship

The Ted, W4VHF, and Itice, K4LVV, Goldthorpe Scholarship is open to international and U.S. students at four-year colleges/universities and possess an active amateur radio license (any class). Students must demonstrate financial need and active volunteer service in their community.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

YASME Foundation Scholarship

The YASME Foundation Scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are licensed radio amateurs (general class or higher) and studying the sciences or engineering. Preference will be given to students who are active in a local amateur radio club and in community service, as well as students who are ranked in the top 10 percent of their class (high school or college).

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

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
2019

Humanity Rising Service Challenge

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. high school students who partipate in community service and share their stories.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  December 31
2019

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 3
2020

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 10
2020

Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors and undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens and residents of Washington state. Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020