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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.

Gunvant & Bharati Parekh College Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are of Indian ancestry. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and personal excellence.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 15

B. Davis Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently enrolled in postsecondary institutions. Students must write an essay of less than 1,000 words on the current year's topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 22

Antonia V. Barroso Scholarship Fund

The Antonia V. Barroso Scholarship is available for high school seniors in Trenton, NJ who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. To apply, students must submit an essay of approximately 1,000 words on the topic of leadership.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 30

Columbia College of Missouri Leadership Award

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Columbia College of Missouri. The student must demonstrate leadership in high school and/or communicty activities.

Total: $1500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  May 31

Dorothy and Robert DeBolt Scholarship

This scholarship is available for California undergraduate students who have been adopted after being in foster care in California. Students must be no more than 25 years of age and participate in community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 31

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who demonstrate an active commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership. Students must be 27 years of age or younger, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 31

Ecotrust Native American Scholarship - Non-Tribal College Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent who are enrolled in California or Oregon institutions and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Students must be majoring in natural resource management, environmental studies, public health, economic development, or social sciences.

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Ecotrust Native American Scholarship - Tribal College Students

U.S. undergraduate students of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent who are enrolled at Ilisagvik College in Alaska or Northwest Indian College in Washington are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and major in natural resource management, environmental studies, public health, economic development, or social sciences.

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Lannan Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent and enrolled at a tribal college/university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated leadership and commitment to an American Indian community

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Traveler's Foundation Scholarship - Non-Tribal College Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent who attend school or reside in CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, MN, or TX. Students must be majoring in business, accounting, computer science, computer technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or a related field; have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and have demonstrated financial need.

Total: $4000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Traveler's Foundation Scholarship - Tribal College Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent, attend selected tribal institutions, and are residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Florida, Minnesota, or Texas. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need, and must major in business, accounting, computer science, computer technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or a related field.

Total: $4000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31

Nissan North America, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current U.S. undergraduate students who are American Indian or Alaskan Native with proof of enrollment or descendancy. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  May 31