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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.

WIX Filters Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America, live on a family farm, and participate in community service. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be planning to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or a two-year dgree in agricultural mechanics or agriculture power and equipment.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  January 15
2020

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:  January 17
2020

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
2020

Missouri State University Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enroll at Missouri State University as freshmen. Students must have a class rank in the top 50 percent or a grade point average of 3.0 or higher AND an ACT score of 20 or higher or an SAT score of 1030 or higher. Students must also excel in three of the following areas: leadership; volunteerism; performing arts; athletics.

Total: $2500 Awards:  24
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  January 30
2020

H.D. "BO" Cotton Memorial Scholarship

This award is for current full-time Florida State College students who have completed 24 credit hours and are pursing an associate's (AA or AS) degree. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

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
2020

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
2020

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
2020

Alice/Jeanne Wagner Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international students who plan to study nursing in the United States. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1950 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Allen/Files Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Augusta County, Virginia, or Staunton or Waynesboro, Virginia. Students must attend a college or university in Virginia and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

Alpha Kappa #4401 Michelle J. Doherty Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international female undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Michigan. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $700 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020