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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.

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Leadership Scholarship & Recognition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enroll at Missouri State University as incoming freshmen. Students must: rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations. Students with disabilities and/or historically underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Total: $5000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  January 30
2019

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

This award is available to North Carolina high school seniors who are planning to enroll full time at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Awards are based on financial need, merit, leadership, and character.

Total: $12000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  January 31
2019

King Kekaulike High School Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii high school seniors who are attending King Kekaulike High School and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Students must have three or more hours of community service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Nick Van Pernis Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who graduated from a public or private high school in the districts of North Kona, South Kona, North Kohala or Ka'u. Students must major in marine sciences, biotechnology, health sciences or early childhood education, and must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

eQuality Medical Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students in California who are majoring in a medical field. Applicants must identify as LGBT or demonstrate a history of campaigning for and working toward LGBT inclusion and equality.

Total: $6000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2019

eQuality Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate nursing majors in California who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must identify as LGBT or demonstrate a record of advocating for LGBT equality.

Total: $6000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

eQuality Recent High School Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available for residents of central and northern California who have recently graduated high school and are preparing to enroll in college as a first-time freshman student. Applicants must identify as LGBT or demonstrate a history of working toward equality of LGBT individuals.

Total: $12000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Derek Jeter/Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current high school seniors residing in Hillsborough County, Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate participation in community service and extracurricular activities.

Total: $4000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Stonegate Bank Community Service Award and Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Hillsborough County Florida who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, financial need, and a demonstrated commitment to community service.

Total: $5 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  January 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:  January 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:  January 31
2019

General Henry Hugh Shelton 4-H Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who are 4-H members and plan to attend North Carolina State University or a U.S. military academy. Preference is given to applicants from Edgecombe and Cumberland counties.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019