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 161-180 of 539 scholarships
View Details Iber Health Education Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Health|Healthcare|
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This scholarship was established to assist Portage County students in preparing for health-related careers and encourage their return to the community as professionals. Applicants must be residents of Portage County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Senator Homer Paul Memorial Scholarship Oklahoma City Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Pauls Valley High School, Pauls Valley, OK|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK|Oklahoma State University-Stillwater, OK|
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This scholarship was established in in 2006 in memory of Senator Homer Paul. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit graduating senior of Pauls Valley High School, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Students must be planning to enroll at the University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University. Awards may be used for tuition, fees, book expenses and room and board.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Louise Smith Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|Good Character|Cooperation|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Wicomico, MD|
  • Religion: |Methodist|
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This scholarship fund was created to benefit students who are graduates of a public high school in Wicomico County and accepted at an accredited college or university as a full-time student. Applicants must be a member of a Methodist Church in Wicomico County and must be non-recipients of the Ellegood Award and PaulHyde Scholarship at Asbury Methodist Church.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Jack and Dede Hill WSU Exchange Club Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 900
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|
  • School (College): Attend |Washington State University (WA)|
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The Jack and Dede Hill WSU Exchange Club Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior of Wenatchee High School. Applicants must attend Washington State University.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Schwenk Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Kalamazoo, MI|
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The Schwenk Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Kalamazoo County High School. Applicants must demonstrate good leadership and be pursuing major in elementary education
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +6 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
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This scholarship was established to benefit underrepresented minority students planning to pursue a degree in chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents. Students must also demonstrate academic ability, leadership ability, financial need and have participation in school activities and community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Huang Leadership Development Scholarship Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 34,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Employer: |SYNNEX Corporation|
  • School (College): |Renmin University of China, China Beijing|Peking University Health Science Center, China Beijing|Peking Union Medical College, China Beijing|University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China Chengdu, Sichuan|Medical Center of Fudan University, China Shanghai|Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China Shanghai|Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra|Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan|Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu|Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra|Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam|Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata|Lady Hardinge College, New Delhi, Delhi|Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|Maulana Azad College, Kolkata, West Bengal|University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra|University of Pune, Pune|Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi|Juntendo University, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyou|Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka|Sophia University, Tokyo, Tokyo|The Jikei University school of Medicine, Minato, Tokyo|okyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo|
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The Huang Leadership Development Scholarship was founded by Bob and Lily Huang in recognition of the loyalty and dedication of SYNNEX employees worldwide. Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership qualities in school activities, community or social service activities
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Ruth Messmer Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Well Rounded|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Ruth Messmer Scholarship is provided to women who are pursuing a degree in business. The scholarship provides a $1,200 fund for graduates of public or private high school in Lee Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Collier counties.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Walther H. Feldmann Scholarship Baltimore Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Walther H. Feldmann Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in Maryland. Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities at school
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |Curtin University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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The Curtin University - Make Tomorrow Better Scholarship is awarded to student attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour. Applicants must be a student with leadership abilities and a commitment.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Amy Deal Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Citizenship|Values|
  • School (K-12): |Vicksburg Community High School, Vicksburg, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |College|
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The scholarship is established in honor of Amy Deal to provide assistance to graduating seniors of Vicksburg High School who earned a varsity letter as a senior and planning to attend college full-time. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and must exemplify leadership, good citizenship, and values.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |Central Washington University (WA)|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The CaliberCares scholarship is offering Chase Tibbles Central Washington University Scholarship to a student attending Central Washington University. The program is funded by Chase Tibbles and his family. He is currently a student at Central Washington University.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Jack Weber Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-24-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Honesty|Perseverance|Pride|
  • School (K-12): |Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |College|
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The scholarship was created in memory of Jack Weber and is open to provide assistance to graduating seniors of Gull Lake High School and will attend college as a full-time student. Applicants must exhibit pride, perseverance, leadership, honesty and encouragement of others and must participate in GLHS athletics.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Concern|
  • School (College): Attend |Colorado State University (CO)|Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO)|University of Denver (CO)|
  • Major: Study |Education|Social Work|
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Painter Service for Others Scholarship Fund provides a $1,500 to $5,000 fund a full-time junior or senior student who is planning to pursue a career as a K-12 teacher or a social worker focusing on assisting children and/or young adults. The program aims to support students with financial need that have participated in significant volunteer/community service work in high school and in college.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Robert C. & Margaret A. Schikora Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 1,300
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Sportsmanship|Well Rounded|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Robert C. & Margaret A. Schikora Scholarship is a $1,300 funds provided to students who graduated from high schools in Lee County. The scholarship supports individuals who plan to pursue post-secondary educational opportunities but has financial difficulties.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • School (College): Attend |California State UniversityFullerton (CA)|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The HEEF: Friends of CA State Fullerton / Richard Bermudez Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors and community college transfers who enroll at California State University at Fullerton.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Motivation|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska, AK|
  • Major: Study |Music|Civil Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Electrical Engineering|
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This scholarship was established by Sven and Lorraine Eriksson, true Alaskan pioneers who have spent their lives enjoying Alaska. The scholarship aims to benefit incoming university freshman and continuing university students planning to or studying engineering or music at the University of Alaska. Applicants must demonstrate academic motivation and success, leadership qualities and financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 5,000
  • 8 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|School Service|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Alexandria, VA|Manassas, VA|Prince William, VA|Falls Church, VA|
  • Residence: Live in |Arlington, VA|Fairfax City, VA|Loudoun, VA|
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Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship is a $5,000 fund given to graduating high school seniors who met the eligibility requirements. The scholarship awards up to eight students. The program aims to provide support to students who plan to enroll in a full-time college program.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John Wandrey Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Civic Activities|
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This scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of John Wandrey who served Portage County in various ways. It is available to all graduating high school senior of Portage County who demonstrates involvement in school and civic activities with service and leadership roles.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details E. Wayne Kay Graduate Scholarship Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 6,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Major: Study |Manufacturing|Industrial Engineering|
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The E. Wayne Kay Graduate Scholarship is provided for full-time students and accepted in a graduate program with a manufacturing or industrial engineering emphasis by SME Education Foundation. The scholarship funds students needs as a credit toward books, fees, tuition or supplemental expenses as approved by the SME Education Foundation.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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