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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.

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

Georgia M. Hellberg Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America and plan to pursue a four-year degree in soil and water conservation. Applicants may also major in a discipline leading to employment in the area of soil and water conservation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2019

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:  February 1
2019

Hoard's Dairyman Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are pursuing a four-year degree in dairy science or agricultural journalism. Applicants must be FFA members.

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

Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduates who plan to pursue a four-year degree in selected agriculture and transportation fields (preference to transportation fields). Students must be residents of Iowa and attend college in Illinois or Iowa, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

Jacob Ross Parish Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America (preference to members of the Lockhart County chapter) and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural education with plans to teach or pursue other similar professions.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2019

John Deere Dealer Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of the Future Farmers of America and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must pursue two- or four-year degrees in any agricultural major, rural sociology, public service and administration in agriculture, welding or diesel mechanics.

Total: $2000 Awards:  150
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Kevin L. Eblen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Iowa and members of Future Farmers of America (preference to members of the Creston High school FFA chapter). Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills.

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

Kikkoman Foods, Inc. Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Applicants must be residents of and planning to attend a college or university in Wisconsin, and planning to major in one of the following fields: agricultural business management, food science and technology, dietetics, food service management and other non-agricultural-related areas.

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

King Ranch Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors and undergraduate college students who are members of the Future Farmers of America and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Applicants must plan to major in select areas of agriculture and plan to attend Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-College Station, or University of Florida.

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

Mahindra USA - Urban/Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must attend inner-city schools in Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; or Atlanta, GA.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2019