Scholarships for Leadership

Leadership is an important quality. In recognition of that fact, there are a vast number of scholarships available to students who have exhibited strong leadership skills. Scholarships for leadership are offered by a variety of community foundations, nonprofits, professional groups, corporations and other organizations. Many of these scholarships are reserved for graduating high school seniors planning to attend accredited 2- or 4-year schools. Often, students are required to complete an online application and demonstrate their leadership activities. Some scholarship providers also look for extensive volunteer service and a strong work ethic. To be eligible, students also may need to submit their transcripts and meet a minimum GPA. A personal essay and letters of recommendation also may be required. Take a look at our list below to find the right leadership scholarship for you.

Showing 41-60 of 539 scholarships
View Details Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 750 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Orange, CA|
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The Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Orange County California. Applicants must be a resident of Orange County, California and planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in the arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Agriculture|Construction|Transportation|Power Generation|
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Sponsored by the SAE Foundation through the generous support of the Yanmar America Corporation, the Yanmar/SAE Scholarship was established to promote their philosophy. Yanmar is deeply committed to all aspects of marine transportation, agriculture, construction and general manufacturing industries and is the largest manufacturer of non-vehicle-use diesel engines.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Greene, AR|
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Greene County Retired Teachers Scholarship Endowment is a $500 fund given to graduating seniors of Greene County, AR. The applicant must be graduating from a public school and will be pursuing a major in education.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Greene, AR|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|
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Light Fontaine School and Community Scholarship Endowment is a $500 fund provided to graduating high school senior. The applicant must be attending high school in Greene County, Arizona.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 750 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year| in |Orange, CA|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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Orange County Centennial Certification Scholarship provides an up to $2,500 fund to Orange County graduating high school senior. The scholarship is awarded to a resident of Orange County, California who has completed their last three years of high school in Orange County. The applicants must demonstrate leadership and service to the community.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Agricultural College|
  • Major: Study |Dairy|Animal Science|
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The NDS / Iager Scholarship(S) is awarded to student second-year college students. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Dairy or Animal Science
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details A.O. Putnam Memorial Scholarship Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Academic Achievement|
  • Major: Study |Industrial Engineering|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering students who have academic excellence and campus leadership.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Dr. Leo Kotcheck Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Preston High School, Kingwood, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Dr. Leo Kotcheck Memorial Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate of Preston High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in pre-veterinary course of study
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |High School|Preston, WV|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The Angela Shahan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate from Preston County, West Virginia. Applicants must be pursuing major in agriculture, engineering, construction, electrical
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Volunteerism|
  • Career: |Dairy (Industry)|
  • Major: Study |Dairy Science|Animal Science|
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The scholarship is for outstanding current college freshmen whose working toward a Bachelor of Science in Dairy/Animal Science.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Shoemaker Scholarship Caliber Cares Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Ages 16-25|
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The Shoemaker Scholarship was made possible by Phil Shoemaker, EVP of Wholesale Lending for Caliber Home Loans. The scholarship will benefit qualified students who will be attending college full time.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-20-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Hamilton High School West, Hamilton, NJ|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|College|Technical School|Three-year|
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The Shirley Irons Forrest, Class of 1938 and John R. Forrest, Class of 1937 Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior from Hamilton High School West. Applicants must be demonstrated leadership abilities during high school.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The Delaware Youth Leadership Scholarship was established to benefit college-bound graduating senior of a Delaware high school who showed .exemplary attributes in scholastics, leadership and service.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details UPS Scholarship for Minority Students Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-15-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Major: Study |Industrial Engineering|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The UPS Scholarship for Minority Students is awarded to undergraduate students who enrolled in any school in the United States and its territories. Applicants must be pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Matthew James Audin Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Jupiter High School, FL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Vocational School|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating high school senior of Jupiter High School who has exemplified academic achievement and involved in high school activities, leadership, and personal character.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Benjamin Culver Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 519
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|High Morals|Ambition|
  • School (K-12): |Greenfield-Central High School, Greenfield, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to honor Benjamin Culver who was known for having an outstanding moral character, academic and specialhonors and goal setting skills. The scholarship aims to benefit graduating students from Greenfield-Central High School who exhibit same good characteristics as Benjamin.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details W. Lee Culp Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The W. Lee Culp Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Wooster High School with minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 250
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (K-12): |Northside High School, Ft Smith, AR|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
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The scholarship is granted in honor of Eugenia Rose Plunkett. Applicants must be from Fort Smith, Arkansas and a high school senior graduate in Northside High School
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Scott Schultz Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Academic Achievement|
  • School (K-12): |Stevens Point Area Senior High School, Stevens Point, WI|Pacelli High School, Stevens Point, WI|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|Volunteer Activities|
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The family and friends of Scott Schultz started this scholarship in 2008. Scott Schultz was a true community servant who served on the county board, the school board, the community park board and many other community/university committees. He also served as Mayor of Stevens Point, worked in the UWSP Alumni and Foundation offices and become Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Portage County. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit graduating seniors from Stevens Point Area Senior High or Pacelli High School. Applicants must demonstrate service to his/her community through volunteer work, organizational leadershipand other service related activities.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Zach Lett Running for Excellence Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 1,132
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • School (K-12): |Greenfield-Central High School, Greenfield, IN|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
background
Zach Lett was athletic and was passionate about life and so his family started this scholarship to benefit graduating Greenfield-Central students with strong leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
Showing 41-60 of 539 scholarships