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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.

Coca-Cola Scholarship Program

High school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and must attend a high school in the United States.

Total: $20000 Awards:  150
Deadline:  October 31
2018

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
2018

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
2018

Arcadia University President's Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, outstanding leadership and community and volunteer service and plan to attend Arcadia University in Pennsylvania are eligible for this award. Students are considered upon admission to the university.

Total: $41630 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Act Six Chicago Pursue Scholars Program

This full-tuition scholarship to Taylor University (IN) is open to Chicago residents who graduated from high school in 2017 or 2018 or will graduate in 2019 and are not yet enrolled in a four-year college. Students should display strong academic potential and must be Christians or open to learning about the Christian faith.

Total: $38750 Awards:  7
Deadline:  November 6
2018

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for U.S. students in the fifth through twelfth grades who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred, at least partly, during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Total: $6000 Awards:  102
Deadline:  November 6
2018

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability who demonstrate financial need are eligible for this award. The student must plan to enroll in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with learning disabilities.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

New York Times College Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of New York and attend a New York City public, private, or parochial high school. Students must participate in community service activities.

Total: $15000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Signature Flight Support Corporation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. women who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an aviation-related field, preferably FBO management. Applicants must be members of WAI as of Nov. 1, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Republic Airways "Nothing But Blue Skies" Aviator Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. female commercial pilots who are pursuing a professional pilot career. Applicants must be members of Women in Aviation, International as of Nov. 1.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently enrolled in an aviation maintenance technician program (A&P) or a degree in aviation maintenance technology. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

American Airlines Veteran's Initiative Scholarship

This scholarship is open to military veterans who are pursuing aviation/aeronautical education or training. Candidates will be evaluated on achievements, teamwork, leadership skills, motivation, and community service involvement.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018