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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.

Dean Foods Company Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to pursue a four-year degree in dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology, or pre-vet/vet sciences. Students must exhibit strong leadership skills and financial need and have participated in community service. Please note: Non-FFA members are eligible to apply.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Donald N. McDowell Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Wisconsin and members of the Future Farmers of America. Applicant must pursue a four-year degree in any area of agriculture and plan to enroll full time.

Total: $400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019

DuPont/Delaware FFA Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and residents of Delaware. The student must pursue a four-year degree in agricultural sciences or agricultural education, and must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

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

Earl F. "Doc" Kantner Scholarship

This scholarship is for Ohio high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America who plan to attend The Ohio State University to pursue a degree in any area of agriculture. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, exhibit strong leadership skills, and have participated in community service.

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

Earl R. Sorenson Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Iowa or Michigan and have participated in community service. Applicant must be a member of the Future Farmers of America and plan to major in an agricultural field, excluding food service, parks and recreation studies, and dietetics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for Ohio high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of FFA and plan to major in select fields at The Ohio State University. Students must exhibit strong leadership skills, have participated in community service, and have work experience in the field of agriculture.

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

FarmAid Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America and planning to enroll full time in any agricultural field. The applicant must be from a family-owned farm and must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are residents of one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. The applicant must plan to major in an eligible agricultural field and have a grade point average of 2.5 or h...

Total: $1500 Awards:  17
Deadline:  February 1
2019

FFA Johnson & Wales University Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and an SAT score of 1030 or higher, and plan to pursue a four-year degree at Johnson & Wales University.

Total: $29226 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Fifth Third Bank of Central Indiana Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America, represent an ethnic minority group, and have participated in community service. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and be a resident of an eligible Indiana county and plan to attend an Indiana college/university.

Total: $1125 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Firestone Agricultural Solutions Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduates who are members of Future Farmers of America and majoring in selected agricultural fields. Students must live on a family farm, exhibit financial need and strong leadership skills, and have participated in community service.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough - FFA Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of the Future Farmers of America and are pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any major. Applicants must visit a local participating Ford dealer for signature and dealer information.

Total: $1000 Awards:  505
Deadline:  February 1
2019