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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.

Alaska Airlines Women in Aviation Scholarship

The Alaska Airlines Women in Aviation Scholarship is open to U.S. female pilots who plan to pursue a professional airline pilot career. Students must be college juniors or senior who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be considered for this award program.

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

Coach Wade Pittsford Scholarship

The Coach Wade Pittsford Scholarship is provided annually to graduating seniors at Bowie High School in Bowie, Texas. Applicants must be involved in the BHS Bulldogs' football or basketball team.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2018

Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition

U.S. high school seniors who plan to enroll as full-time college freshmen are eligible for this award. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need; applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks to apply.

Total: $12500 Awards:  500
Deadline:  November 15
2018

Illinois Community Service Scholarship

The Illinois Community Service Scholarship is available for students in Illinois who submit an original video on the topic of a community service activity they have experienced and learned from.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 26
2018

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:  November 30
2018

Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund

The Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund is available for undergaduate students at the Department of Physics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City who have taken at least 6 credit hours of 300 or 400 level astronomy courses.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2018

APTA Minority Scholarship for Physical Therapist Students

This award is available to minority students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents majoring in physical therapy and maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $6000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  December 1
2018

APTA Minority Scholarship for Physical Therapist Assistant Students

This award is available to U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents who are an ethnic minority and are studying in their final year of a physical therapist assistant program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2018

Military Child of the Year® Award

This award is open to children who are legal military dependents and between the ages of 8 and 18 at time of nomination. The average nominee has volunteered with service groups for an average of 75 hours yearly and has maintained above-average grades.

Total: $10000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  December 5
2018

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 15
2018

Airports Council Scholarship Program

The Airport Council International of North America Scholarship is available to U.S. and Canadian graduate or undergraduate students who are majoring in airport management or airport operations. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2500
Deadline:  December 15
2018

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
2018