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 141-160 of 539 scholarships
View Details Jagannathan Scholarships College Foundation, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): |North Carolina|University of North CarolinaCharlotte (NC)|University of North CarolinaChapel Hill (NC)|University of North CarolinaAsheville (NC)|University of North CarolinaGreensboro (NC)|University of North CarolinaWilmington (NC)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Jagannathan scholarship is open for graduating seniors residing in North Carolina who are planning to pursue a full-time degree program at The University of North Carolina or its constituent institutions.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Derek Jeter Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Kalamazoo, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established in 1997 by the Turn 2 Foundation, which supports signature programs and activities that motivate young people to turn away from drugs and alcohol and "Turn 2" healthy lifestyles. The purpose of this scholarship is to support graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate leadership in their community while promoting abstinence from drugs and alcohol and promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Chip Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 4,100
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Chip Johnson Memorial Scholarship is given to students who completed 60 semester hours of college and plan to continue study toward a 4-year degree. The scholarship gives a $4,100 fund to 3 awardees who demonstrate leadership, community service and service to their school.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Michael Conrad Graebner Scholarship Baltimore Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Sportsmanship|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Towson High School, Towson, MD|
  • Residence: Live in |Baltimore, MD|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Towson High School senior varsity athletes and students graduating from Baltimore City public high schools. Applicants must demonstrate team leadership and sportsmanship. Students must be pursuing study in the field of music.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • Residence: Live in |Hendricks, IN|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Indiana|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students from any Indiana high school who have participated in varsity baseball for a minimum of one year. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited public or private college/university in any field of study. Applicants must also exemplify excellence in character, academic achievement, athletic achievement, and leadership.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award Public Relations Society of America
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
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The Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award is awarded to a student enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies courses. Applicants mus be entering your senior year of undergraduate studies with minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA|Soka University of America (CA)|
  • Extracurricular: |Leadership Activities|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors and community college transfers who have involvement in extracurricular and leadership activities. Applicants must enroll at Soka university
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details ASHRAE Minnesota Chapter Scholarship American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Work Ethic|
  • Residence: Live in |Minnesota|
  • Major: Study |Mechanical Engineering|Architectural Engineering|
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ASHRAE Minnesota Chapter Scholarship is given to a high school graduate of a Minnesota chapter area. The scholarship provides a $3,000 fund to a student who is pursuing an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Collin, TX|Dallas, TX|Denton, TX|Ellis, TX|Kaufman, TX|Rockwall, TX|Tarrant, TX| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Robert W. Mong, Jr. Journalism Scholarship is provided to high school seniors who wants to pursue a career in journalism. The scholarship grants three one-year $1,500 fund. The program was established in 2010 to support students in pursuing their college education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Abbott Scholarship Endowment Arkansas Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (College): Attend |Southeast Arkansas Technical College, Pine Bluff, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students enrolled at Southeast Arkansas Technical College (SEARK).
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (College): Attend |University of ArkansasPine Bluff (AR)|
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students enrolled at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff majoring in mathematics. Applicants must have demonstrated community leadership and potential to succeed in college.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (College): Attend |Arkansas State University - Heber Springs, Heber Springs, AR|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students attending Arkansas State University - Heber Springs. Applicants must be residents of Cleburne County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details U.S. Venture, Inc. College Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • 4,000
  • 6 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Employer: |U.S. Venture, Inc.|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Technical Institute|
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The U.S. Venture, Inc. College Scholarship is awarded to dependent children and stepchildren of U.S. Venture, Inc. employee. Applicants must involve in school activities or community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Blackford, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Hartford City Rotary Scholarship in Memory of E. P. Blackburn was established in honor of the late E. P. Blackburn. He was Hartford City Community School Corporation's superintendent and an established Rotarian. This scholarship financially assists a student pursuing a post-secondary education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Jim Dunn Scholarship /Friends of Track and Field Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Jim Dunn, was a Special Olympics coach and volunteer with many youth sports activities in the local Morgantown community. The scholarship aims to benefit graduating West Virginia high school student planning to participate in cross-country and/or track and field at the collegiate level. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, commitment and leadership through involvement in school and community organizations and academic ability.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |University of CaliforniaIrvine (CA)|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The HEEF: Friends of the University of California, Irvine Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors or community college transfers. Applicants must enroll at the University of California Irvine
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 480 - 1,300
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Blackford, IN|
  • Major: Study |Education|Social Work|Counseling|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Dorothy Gadbury to support a student pursuing an associate or a bachelors degree in fields of social work, counseling, or education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Rose Koury Scholarship The Community Foundation for Northern Virigina
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  • 5,000
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Dedication|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Northern Virginia, VA| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
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The Rose Koury Scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia in recognition outstanding Northern Virginia high school seniors. The applicants considered in the program are those who plan to enter the field of early childhood or elementary education. Students awarded must demonstrate strength of character and dedication to improving the lives of others through a career in education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details ASHRAE Central New York Chapter King-Traugott Scholarship American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Work Ethic|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|
  • Major: Study |Mechanical Engineering|Engineering Technology|Architectural Engineering|
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ASHRAE Central New York Chapter King-Traugott Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering or engineering technology student of Central New York. The scholarship provides a $3,000 fund to a student who graduated from a high school in Central New York.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details ASHRAE New Jersey Chapter Scholarship American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Work Ethic|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |New Jersey|
  • Major: Study |Mechanical Engineering|Architectural Engineering|
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ASHRAE New Jersey Chapter Scholarship is a $3,000 fund given to a student pursuing a mechanical or architectural engineering or engineering technology. The applicant must have graduated from a high school in New Jersey chapter.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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