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 101-120 of 539 scholarships
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Dedication|
  • School (K-12): |Pike Central High School, Petersburg, IN|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Accredited Vocational|
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Pike Central High School Alumni Association Scholarship is given to a graduating senior of Pike Central High School. The scholarship provides a $500 fund to eligible students who wants to continue their full-time post-secondary education.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details ASME/SHPE Scholarships American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Auxiliary, Inc.
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Academic Achievement|
  • School (College): |Accredited US College or University|
  • Major: Study |Mechanical Engineering|Mechanical Engineering Technology|
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The scholarship is for the members of both ASME and SHPE to help them with financial support in pursuing mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Walter P. and Virginia Worland Scholarship Hancock County Community Foundation
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  • 1,315
  • 4 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hancock, IN|
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This scholarship was established by Walter P. after the death of his wife, Virginia. They had always wanted to help children in Hancock County schools reach their educational dreams. This fund aims to benefit graduating students of a Hancock County public high school pursuing a post-secondary education in a trade or technical program.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Terri Bailey Memorial Scholarship Johnson County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Work Ethic|
  • School (K-12): |Center Grove High School, Greenwood, IN|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Terri Bailey Memorial Scholarship provides support to a graduating senior percussionist from Center Grove High School. The scholarship was established in memory of Terri who was a dedicated Center Grove band parent driving more of what was expected of band parents. The scholarship provides a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship each year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 2,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
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The NSA Scholarship Foundation was established in 1969 to help accounting students with the increasing costs of higher education. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in accounting at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must exhibit leadership and community involvement and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): |Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|
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The Dr. Robert H. Goddard Scholarship is awarded to junior college student enrolled at an accredited university. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and pursuing studies in science or engineering
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Personal Initiative|Academic Achievement|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Community College|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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In honor of Richie Herskowitz, the scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who demonstrates leadership, character, and initiative in school and community affairs and merits academic achievement.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Weltmer Academic Award Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Northwestern Junior Senior High School, Springfield, OH|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Wayne County Community Foundation offers the Weltmer Academic Award for graduating seniors of Northwestern High School. The $3000 grant is awarded to students who have participated in extracurricular activities, display leadership, and have a demonstrated financial need. The program also gives an additional of $500 for books.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): |Regionally Accredited Schools|
  • Major: Study |Pediatrics|
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The National Lung & Respiratory Nursing Scholarship was established in 1957. The Scholarship provides help to students seek the means to help the special children by practicing their career or conduct research related to lung and respiratory diseases. The scholarship awards $3,000 every year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • October 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|Motivation|Compassion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Three-year|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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The David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship was established in memory of David Knox. The fellowship provides a fund of up to $2,500 to support an applicant in a nursing degree-seeking program. The awardee must have a commitment to a 1-year service obligation to practice nursing in a small community in Alaska.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000 - 8,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|Good Character|Communication Skills|Academic Achievement|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established in honor of President Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. The scholarship benefits Ventura County, California, high school seniors who exemplify outstanding leadership skills and personal character. Applicants must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study toward a bachelors degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. The award is for undergraduate study only and may be used for education-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies room and board.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,350
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Hard Work|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|
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David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship is a $2,350 fund given to Lee County high school seniors. The applicants must pursue arts in an accredited school. The scholarship is provided to a student who is having a financial difficulty.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details John & Elsa Gracik Scholarships American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Auxiliary, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 10 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Mechanical Engineering|Mechanical Engineering Technology|
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The scholarship was established through the generosity of John W. Gracik in honor of his parents, John and Elsa.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-3-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Aitkin, MN|Anoka, MN|Benton, MN|Brown, MN|Carver, MN|Cass, MN|Crow Wing, MN|Dakota, MN|Hennepin, MN|Isanti, MN|Itasca, MN|Kanabec, MN|Mcleod, MN|Mille Lacs, MN|Morrison, MN|Nicollet, MN|Ramsey, MN|Scott, MN|Sherburne, MN|Sibley, MN|Stearns, MN|Todd, MN|Wright, MN|Carlton, MN|Chisago, MN|Cook, MN|Fillmore, MN|Goodhue, MN|Houston, MN|Lake, MN|Olmsted, MN|Pine, MN|St. Louis, MN|Wabasha, MN|Washington, MN|Winona, MN|Ashland, WI|Barron, WI|Bayfield, WI|Burnett, WI|Chippewa, WI|Douglas, WI|Dunn, WI|Eau Claire, WI|Iron, WI|Pepin, WI|Pierce, WI|Polk, WI|Rusk, WI|Sawyer, WI|Washburn, WI|Blue Earth, MN|Cottonwood, MN|Dodge, MN|Faribault, MN|Freeborn, MN|Jackson, MN|LeSueur, MN|Martin, MN|Mower, MN|Murray, MN|Nobles, MN|Pipestone, MN|Rice, MN|Rock, MN|Steele, MN|Waseca, MN|Watonwan, MN| as an |AgStars local service area|St. Croix, WI|
  • Career: |Agriculture (Industry)|
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Offered by the AgStar Fund for Rural America, the scholarship is open to sophomore or second year college student who is pursuing a career in an agricultural or agricultural related field. Applicant must have resided in AgStars local service area.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Communication Skills|
  • School (College): |ABA accredited law schools and planning students|
  • Major: Study |Law|
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In honor of Donald W. Banner, the scholarship aims to foster the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details ROTC Medal of Honor Scholarship Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • 4,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The ROTC Medal of Honor Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior college student. Applicants must be United States citizen and enrolled in ROTC with minimum 3.5 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Brad Donley Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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This scholarship was started by Laura Brooks in September 9, 2009, in memory of his son Brad Daniel Donley, who was born and raised in Ventura County. Brad's goal was to become a high school math teacher but he passed away at the age of twenty-two. This is a permanent endowed scholarship fund and will benefit generations of students who wish to attend college and study math and science.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Ronald Dean Estes Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|Lind-Ritzville High School, Ritzville, WA|
  • School (College): |Trade School|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding senior of Ritzville High School who has participated in school sports, events, church activities, etc. and has been accepted into a college, trade school or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details SME Directors Scholarship Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 6,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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SME Directors Scholarship is open to currently enrolled manufacturing degree students or those studying closely related fields in Canada or US. Applicants must have a least 3.5 GPA and must have completed at least 30 college credit hours to be eligible. Students who demonstrate community, academic or professional environment leadership are preferred.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: |Ascension Parish, LA|East Baton Rouge Parish, LA|Iberville Parish, LA|Tangipahoa Parish, LA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established by the LeBlanc Family through the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. It is available to high school graduates who reside in areas where LeBlanc stores are located and will be attending in an accredited Louisiana university or college.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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