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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.

Violet McIntyre Scholarship

The Violet McIntyre Scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and a demonstrated passion for writing.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors planning to attend the University of Oregon. Students must have a grade point average of 3.85 or higher, an SAT score of 1300 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher, and a significant history of leadership and volunteer service activities.

Total: $9000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Augsburg College President's Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Augsburg College in Minnesota and participate in its Honors Program. The student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and either an SAT score (reading/math) of 1210 or higher or an ACT score of 27 or higher.

Total: $37600 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Wesleyan College Mary Knox McNeill Scholarship

This scholarship is open to first-time freshmen at Wesleyan College in Georgia (a women's college) that demonstrate commitment to faith and community service. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher.

Total: $20140 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Wesleyan College Margaret A. Pitts Endowed Scholarship for Methodist Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who enroll as first-time freshmen at Wesleyan College in Georgia (a women's college). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher; students must also be active members of a United Methodist church.

Total: $20140 Awards:  9
Deadline:  January 15
2020

American University International Student Merit Award

This award is available for international students who are planning to attend American University. The student must display academic achievement and leadership potential.

Total: $25000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Kamm Family Scholarship Fund

This award is for a U.S. high school senior from Nicholas County High School in West Virginia who is planning to attend college in West Virginia. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Charleston Vandalia Rotary Club

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of: Wayne, Cabell, Mercer, Mingo, McDowell, Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, Greenbrier, Boone, Nicholas, Kanawha, Putnam, and Wyoming counties in West Virginia and demonstrate outstanding community service. Students must be pursuing education or training in the field of business or related fields, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, and attend a college or university in West Virginia.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2020

North Carolina Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to high school seniors at and recent (within two years) graduates of North Carolina high schools who are of Hispanic/Latino descent. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  26
Deadline:  January 15
2020

CSX Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and residents of FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, NY, OH, SC, TN, and WV. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and major in select areas of agriculture or fields related to railroad, trucking or logistics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Harold Davis Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Applicants must have a livestock background in swine, beef, or dairy and intend to pursue a two- or four-year degree in animal science (livestock or dairy), agricultural education, or agribusiness.

Total: $400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

AGCO Agriculture Company Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of Future Farmers of America. The applicant must major in agriculture or a related field, exhibit financial need, and participate in community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  January 15
2020