Below is a list of scholarships for students enrolled in college with a leadership background.
Barry M. Goldwater ScholarshipDESCRIPTION: The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for educational expenses to sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue a degree in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. The foundation seeks students in mathematics or the sciences, display intellectual curiosity and intensity; and possess potential for significant future contributions in their chosen field.
WEB SITE: www.act.org/goldwater
Emerging LeadersDESCRIPTION: A competitive program that places college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities. Applicants are matched with businesses through a careful screening process that helps ensure that the internship placement is a good fit for both parties.
WEB SITE: emerging-leaders.com
German Chancellor ScholarshipsDESCRIPTION: The sponsor provides up to ten Fellowships to young U.S. citizens from any profession or field of study who show outstanding potential for future leadership. The program provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study or research.
WEB SITE: www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/programme/stip_aus/buka.htm
Harry S. Truman ScholarshipDESCRIPTION: The scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursing graduate degrees in public service fields. The foundation also provides assistance with career counseling, internship placement, graduate school admissions, and professional development.
WEB SITE: truman.gov/for-candidates/For-Candidates
Honor Society of Phi Kappa PhiDESCRIPTION: The honor society awards sixty Fellowships of $5,000 each and forty Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Recipients will also receive a one-year membership into the Society.
WEB SITE: www.phikappaphi.org
Jack Kent Cooke ScholarshipDESCRIPTION: The program awards approximately 65 scholarships to seniors and recent graduates planning to attend graduate school for the first time starting in the fall. Each award covers a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the graduate degree chosen.
WEB SITE: www.jkcf.org/scholarships
Lori Rhett Memorial ScholarshipDESCRIPTION: The scholarship was created to recognize the achievements of undergraduate or graduate student leaders enrolled in colleges and universities located in the former NACA Pacific Northwest Region. Selection is made in the summer.
WEB SITE: forms.naca.org/NACA/Forms/Lori+Rhett+Memorial+Scholarship.htm
Marshall ScholarshipsDESCRIPTION: Open only to US citizens who hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the US. At least 40 scholarships are awarded annually.
WEB SITE: www.marshallscholarship.org
Morris K. Udall Undergraduate ScholarshipsDESCRIPTION: The foundation awards scholarships of up to $5,000 to students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
WEB SITE: www.udall.gov
National Youth Leadership ForumDESCRIPTION: Internships at the National Youth Leadership Forum provide undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students with a great opportunity to gain leadership skills in a working environment.
WEB SITE: www.nylf.org
Oxford and the Rhodes ScholarshipsDESCRIPTION: Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford with the possibility of renewal for a third year. There is no restriction as to the field of academic specialization or career plans although the proposed course of study must be available at Oxford.
WEB SITE: www.rhodesscholar.org/
Phillips FoundationDESCRIPTION: Renewable scholarships to college undergraduates who demonstrate leadership on behalf of the cause of freedom, American values and constitutional principles. The program seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.
WEB SITE: www.thephillipsfoundation.org/
Presidential Scholarship MSUDESCRIPTION: Recognizes academic achievement as well as special personal qualities for prestigious freshman. If the required academic standards are maintained, the scholarship may be renewed for four years. The scholars also receive admission to the Honors Program.
WEB SITE: www.montana.edu/honors/pages/scholarships.html
Scholarships for Student LeadersDESCRIPTION: NACA provides scholarship to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and made significant contributions to the campus communities.
WEB SITE: forms.naca.org/NACA/Forms/Scholarships+for+Student+Leaders.htm